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Desmanthus virgatus
(Fabaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Desmanthus virgatus
Nomenclatural information about Desmanthus virgatus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

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


Risk assessments

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


Images

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


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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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