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Derris elliptica
(Fabaceae)

derris, tubaroot

 
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Species description or overview

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

Derris elliptica on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Derris elliptica 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.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Derris elliptica
Nomenclatural information about Derris elliptica is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

Derris elliptica (Fabaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Derris elliptica as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Images

Images of Derris elliptica (Fabaceae) (poison vine)
Links to high-resolution free images of Derris elliptica (Fabaceae) (poison vine) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

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


Distribution

Plants of Hawaii: Derris elliptica -- MAPS
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Derris elliptica on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Derris elliptica 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.

New plant records for the Hawaiian Archipelago (2001) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
New island records, new state records, and range extensions of plants located on Midway Atoll, Pearl and Hermes Reef, Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii, State of Hawaii are in this report.


Full-text articles

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.

Derris elliptica on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Derris elliptica 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.


Other resources

Derris elliptica report of invasiveness (Big Island, Hawaii, USA) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
year only known


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