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Canavalia cathartica
(Fabaceae)

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Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Canavalia cathartica
Nomenclatural information about Canavalia cathartica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Canavalia cathartica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia cathartica--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.

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

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


Impacts

Canavalia cathartica (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Canavalia cathartica as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Canavalia cathartica (Fabaceae) (maunaloa)
Links to high-resolution free images of Canavalia cathartica (Fabaceae) (maunaloa) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Canavalia cathartica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia cathartica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Canavalia cathartica information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia cathartica in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Canavalia cathartica information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Canavalia cathartica--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.


In the news

Climbing vine makes for beautiful lei (Star Bulletin, 3/21/2008)
Awikiwiki (Canavalia hawaiiensis and other Canavalia species) is a useful landscape and lei plant (Rick Barboza, "In The Garden").


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.


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