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Castilla elastica
(Moraceae)

Mexican rubber tree, Panama rubber tree, uletree

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Species description or overview

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

Castilla elastica description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Castilla elastica 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 Castilla elastica
Nomenclatural information about Castilla elastica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

Castilla elastica (Moraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Castilla elastica as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Castilla elastica impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Castilla elastica 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).


Control methods

Castilla elastica management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Castilla elastica 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

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


Distribution

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.

Castilla elastica worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Castilla elastica 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

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.

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.


Experts

Castilla elastica contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Castilla elastica 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

Castilla elastica references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Castilla elastica 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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