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Blechnum occidentale
(Blechnaceae)

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Blechnum occidentale is native to tropical America. 


Species description or overview

Blechnum occidentale information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Blechnum occidentale from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).

Blechnum occidentale information from PIER
Information on Blechnum occidentale as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Blechnum occidentale
Nomenclatural information about Blechnum occidentale is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Blechnum occidentale information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Blechnum occidentale, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Blechnum occidentale
Nomenclatural information about Blechnum occidentale is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Blechnum occidentale (Blechnaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Blechnum occidentale as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Control methods

Blechnum occidentale information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Blechnum occidentale from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).


Images

Blechnum occidentale information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Blechnum occidentale in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Blechnum occidentale information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Blechnum occidentale in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Hawaii's ferns and fern allies
Palmer, Daniel D. 2003. Hawaii's ferns and fern allies. Contribuition no. 2002-010 to the Hawaii Biological Survey. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 324 pp. ISBN: 0-8248-2522-5.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.


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