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Boerhavia herbstii
(Nyctaginaceae)

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

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

Boerhavia herbstii information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Boerhavia herbstii--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 herbstii information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Boerhavia herbstii, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

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


Images

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


Distribution

Boerhavia herbstii information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Boerhavia herbstii--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.


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.

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.

A botanical survey of Pearl & Hermes Atoll, Lisianski, Laysan, Gardner Pinnacles, and French Frigate Shoals
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. A botanical survey of Pearl & Hermes Atoll, Lisianski, Laysan, Gardner Pinnacles, and French Frigate Shoals. S. S. Midway Expedition. Trip report prepared for U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Honolulu, Hawaii).


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