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Cardiospermum grandiflorum
(Sapindaceae)

balloon vine, heartseed, heartseed vine

 
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Species description or overview

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

Cardiospermum grandiflorum description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Cardiospermum grandiflorum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cardiospermum grandiflorum
Nomenclatural information about Cardiospermum grandiflorum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cardiospermum grandiflorum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cardiospermum grandiflorum--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.

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

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


Impacts

Cardiospermum grandiflorum (Sapindaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cardiospermum grandiflorum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cardiospermum grandiflorum impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cardiospermum grandiflorum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

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


Control methods

Cardiospermum grandiflorum management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cardiospermum grandiflorum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Cardiospermum grandiflorum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cardiospermum grandiflorum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Cardiospermum grandiflorum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cardiospermum grandiflorum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cardiospermum grandiflorum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cardiospermum grandiflorum--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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Cardiospermum grandiflorum worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cardiospermum grandiflorum is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Acevedo-Rodriguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Illustrated by Bobbi Angell. 483 pages.


Experts

Cardiospermum grandiflorum contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cardiospermum grandiflorum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Cardiospermum grandiflorum references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cardiospermum grandiflorum as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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