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Broussonetia papyrifera
(Moraceae)

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Broussonetia papyrifera is native to Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and eastern China. 


Species description or overview

Broussonetia papyrifera information from NTBG
Information about Broussonetia papyrifera is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Broussonetia papyrifera
Nomenclatural information about Broussonetia papyrifera is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Broussonetia papyrifera information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Broussonetia papyrifera--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.

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

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


Pest alerts

Paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera) fact sheet
Paper mulberry (Broussonetia papyrifera) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.


Impacts

Broussonetia papyrifera (Moraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Broussonetia papyrifera as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Broussonetia papyrifera weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Broussonetia papyrifera for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Cultivation & propagation

How to plant a native Hawaiian garden View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
An instructional handbook on planting a native Hawaiian garden was prepared by Office of Environmental Quality Control to guide the establishment of native gardens in schools throughout Hawaii to stimulate the awareness and appreciation of Hawaii's rare and fragile environmental resources (1992).


Images

Images of Broussonetia papyrifera (Moraceae) (wauke)
Links to high-resolution free images of Broussonetia papyrifera (Moraceae) (wauke) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Broussonetia papyrifera information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Broussonetia papyrifera in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Broussonetia papyrifera information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Broussonetia papyrifera in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Broussonetia papyrifera information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Broussonetia papyrifera--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

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


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.

Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens
Dawson, Wayne, Ahmed S. Mndolwa, David F. R. P. Burslem, and Philip E. Hulme. 2008. Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens. Biodiversity Conservation. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008.

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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