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Cecropia peltata
(Cecropiaceae)

snakewood, trumpet tree

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Species description or overview

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

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

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

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


Impacts

Cecropia peltata (Cecropiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cecropia peltata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cecropia peltata impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cecropia peltata 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

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


Control methods

Cecropia peltata management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cecropia peltata 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

Cecropia peltata images from PIER
Images of Cecropia peltata 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.

Cecropia peltata worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cecropia peltata 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

Cecropia peltata contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cecropia peltata 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

Cecropia peltata references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cecropia peltata 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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