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Calophyllum inophyllum
(Clusiaceae)

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Calophyllum inophyllum is native to tropical seacoasts from eastern Africa and Madagascar across the Indian Ocean to India, Sri Lanka, all of Southeast Asia, northern Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, the Philippines, and across the western Pacific (but not Hawaii). 


Species description or overview

Traditional tree Calophyllum inophyllum View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Kamani overview is provided by Species Profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry (www.traditionaltree.org).

Calophyllum inophyllum information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Calophyllum inophyllum is presented with respect to this species being a forest tree in Hawaii. The information on this site is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 1989 publication by Little and Skolmen entitled "Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced)."

Calophyllum inophyllum information from NTBG
Information about Calophyllum inophyllum is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Calophyllum inophyllum
Nomenclatural information about Calophyllum inophyllum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Calophyllum inophyllum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Calophyllum inophyllum--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.

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

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


Impacts

Calophyllum inophyllum (Clusiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Calophyllum inophyllum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Cultural uses

In the Garden: Lei makers can use many native plants
native plants that are good for lei making are the topic of this Rick Barboza column (Honolulu Star-Bulletin Features, 11/5/2004).


Images

Images of Calophyllum inophyllum (Clusiaceae) (kamani)
Links to high-resolution free images of Calophyllum inophyllum (Clusiaceae) (kamani) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Calophyllum inophyllum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Calophyllum inophyllum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Bischofia to Cryptomeria images and weed risk assessment scores
Images of trees Bischofia to Cryptomeria, and their weed risk assessment scores, listed alphabetically, are from the University of Hawaii Forestry Extension.


Distribution

Calophyllum inophyllum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Calophyllum inophyllum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Calophyllum inophyllum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Calophyllum inophyllum--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.


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.


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.

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.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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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