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Species description or overview

Ironwood, Australian pine Invasive weeds in Hawaii
Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) provides information about ironwoods (Casuarina spp.) as invasive weeds in Hawaii, including links to some Casuarina sites on the web.

Taxonomy & nomenclature

Casuarina spp. information from USDA/ARS/GRIN
USDA/ARS/GRIN provides taxonomic (and other) information about Casuarina spp..

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

Casuarina spp. information from IPNI
The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) provides nomenclatural information--including bibliographical details--about Casuarina spp.. (NOTE: IPNI does not have information on what are currently accepted names and what are taxonomic (i.e., heterotypic) synonyms; ind this information in floras, monographs, checklists, revisions, etc.)


Casuarina spp. (Casuarinaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Casuarina spp. as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

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.

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