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Celastrus orbiculatus
(Celastraceae)

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Species description or overview

Celastrus orbiculatus description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Celastrus orbiculatus 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).

Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) fact sheet
Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) description, habitat, biology, and management options are provided by Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Celastrus orbiculatus
Nomenclatural information about Celastrus orbiculatus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Identification

American and oriental bittersweet identification (USGS) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Oriental bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus) is an invasive vine often mistaken for the native American bittersweet (Celastrus scandens).


Impacts

Celastrus orbiculatus (Celastraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Celastrus orbiculatus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Celastrus orbiculatus impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Celastrus orbiculatus 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

Celastrus orbiculatus management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Celastrus orbiculatus 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).


Distribution

Celastrus orbiculatus worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Celastrus orbiculatus 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.


Experts

Celastrus orbiculatus contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Celastrus orbiculatus 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

Celastrus orbiculatus references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Celastrus orbiculatus 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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