Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Cananga odorata
(Annonaceae)

perfume tree, ylang-ylang

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Species description or overview

Traditional tree Cananga odorata View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Ylang-ylang overview is provided by Species Profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry (www.traditionaltree.org).

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cananga odorata
Nomenclatural information about Cananga odorata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Risk assessments

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


Images

Images of Cananga odorata (Annonaceae) (ylang-ylang)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cananga odorata (Annonaceae) (ylang-ylang) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

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


Books

A tropical garden flora: plants cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands and other tropical places
Staples, George W. and Derral R. Herbst. 2005. A tropical garden flora: plants cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands and other tropical places. Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu. 908 pp.


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