Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Cucumis dipsaceus
(Cucurbitaceae)

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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Cucumis dipsaceus
Nomenclatural information about Cucumis dipsaceus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Cucumis dipsaceus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cucumis dipsaceus--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.

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

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


Impacts

Cucumis dipsaceus (Cucurbitaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Cucumis dipsaceus as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Cucumis dipsaceus (Cucurbitaceae) (teasel gourd)
Links to high-resolution free images of Cucumis dipsaceus (Cucurbitaceae) (teasel gourd) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Cucumis dipsaceus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cucumis dipsaceus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Cucumis dipsaceus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cucumis dipsaceus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Cucumis dipsaceus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Cucumis dipsaceus--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.


Where to see this species

A nature walk to Kaena Point
Arrigoni, Edward. 1978. A nature walk to Kaena Point. Honolulu: Topgallant Publishing Co., Ltd. ISBN: 0-914916-30-0.

Kahoolawe (Kanaloa): natural areas of Hawaii
Forest and Kim Starr provide information about the island of Kahoolawe as a natural area in Hawaii. Links to additional resources are provided, as well as links to images of plant species found on Kahoolawe.

Kaena Point natural area reserve ecosystem restoration project
The resources of Kaena, and threats to the wildlife, are depicted on this US Fish and Wildlife site.


Books

A nature walk to Kaena Point
Arrigoni, Edward. 1978. A nature walk to Kaena Point. Honolulu: Topgallant Publishing Co., Ltd. ISBN: 0-914916-30-0.


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.


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