Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Cestrum diurnum
(Solanaceae)

China berry, Chinese inkberry, day cestrum, day jessamine, inkberry

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Cestrum diurnum is native to tropical America. 


Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cestrum diurnum
Nomenclatural information about Cestrum diurnum is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cestrum diurnum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cestrum diurnum--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

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

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


Impacts

Cestrum diurnum (Solanaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cestrum diurnum as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Cestrum diurnum (Solanaceae) (day cestrum)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cestrum diurnum (Solanaceae) (day cestrum) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cestrum diurnum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cestrum diurnum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Cestrum diurnum information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cestrum diurnum in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cestrum diurnum information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cestrum diurnum--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

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.


Books

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


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.

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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