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Caryota mitis
(Arecaceae)

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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Caryota mitis
Nomenclatural information about Caryota mitis is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

Caryota mitis (Arecaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Caryota mitis as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Biocontrol efforts

Bacterial leaf blight of fishtail palm View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Bacterial leaf blight of Caryota mitis, the Burmese fishtail palm, by the pathogenic bacterium Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae is described. Images, information on disease cycle and epidemiology, and management are provided (University of Hawaii CTAHR).


Pests of this species

Bacterial leaf blight of fishtail palm View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Bacterial leaf blight of Caryota mitis, the Burmese fishtail palm, by the pathogenic bacterium Acidovorax avenae subsp. avenae is described. Images, information on disease cycle and epidemiology, and management are provided (University of Hawaii CTAHR).


Images

Images of Caryota mitis (Arecaceae) (clumping fish tail palm)
Links to high-resolution free images of Caryota mitis (Arecaceae) (clumping fish tail palm) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

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


Full-text articles

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.


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