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Cinchona pubescens
(Rubiaceae)

quinine tree, red cinchona

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Species description or overview

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

Cinchona pubescens on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Cinchona pubescens in Hawaii--with particular emphasis on its status on the island of Maui--includes information about the taxonomy, description, biology and ecology, distribution, control methods, and management recommendations, as well as references.

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

Cinchona pubescens information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cinchona pubescens--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.

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

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


Impacts

Cinchona pubescens (Rubiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cinchona pubescens as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Cinchona pubescens impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Cinchona pubescens 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

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


Control methods

Cinchona pubescens management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Cinchona pubescens 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

Images of Cinchona pubescens (Rubiaceae) (quinine)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cinchona pubescens (Rubiaceae) (quinine) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cinchona pubescens information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cinchona pubescens in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Cinchona pubescens information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cinchona pubescens in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cinchona pubescens information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cinchona pubescens--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.

Cinchona pubescens on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Cinchona pubescens in Hawaii--with particular emphasis on its status on the island of Maui--includes information about the taxonomy, description, biology and ecology, distribution, control methods, and management recommendations, as well as references.

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.

Cinchona pubescens worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Cinchona pubescens is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Books

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.


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.

Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives)
Veitch, C.R. and M.N. Clout (eds.) . 2002. Turning the tide: The eradication of invasive species (proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives). IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. vii + 414pp. ISBN: 2-8317-0682-3.

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.

Cinchona pubescens on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Cinchona pubescens in Hawaii--with particular emphasis on its status on the island of Maui--includes information about the taxonomy, description, biology and ecology, distribution, control methods, and management recommendations, as well as references.


Experts

Cinchona pubescens contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Cinchona pubescens 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

Cinchona pubescens references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Cinchona pubescens 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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