Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Boerhavia coccinea
(Nyctaginaceae)

boerhavia, hog feed, hogweed, red spiderling, scarlet spiderling, tar vine, wineflower

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Species description or overview

Boerhavia coccinea information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Boerhavia coccinea 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).

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Boerhavia coccinea
Nomenclatural information about Boerhavia coccinea is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Boerhavia coccinea information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Boerhavia coccinea--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

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

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


Impacts

Boerhavia coccinea (Nyctaginaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Boerhavia coccinea as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Control methods

Boerhavia coccinea information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Boerhavia coccinea 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

Images of Boerhavia coccinea (Nyctaginaceae) (boerhavia)
Links to high-resolution free images of Boerhavia coccinea (Nyctaginaceae) (boerhavia) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Boerhavia coccinea information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Boerhavia coccinea in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Boerhavia coccinea images from PIER
Images of Boerhavia coccinea provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Boerhavia coccinea information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Boerhavia coccinea in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Boerhavia coccinea information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Boerhavia coccinea--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Where to see this species

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.


Books

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.

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.

Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll
Starr, Forest, Kim Martz, and Lloyd Loope. 2001. Botanical inventory of Kure Atoll. Prepared for Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (Honolulu). 47 pp. illus.

Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey
Starr, F. and K. Starr. 2006. Oahu Offshore Islets Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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