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Eucalyptus spp.
(Myrtaceae)

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Species description or overview

Eucalyptus spp. information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Eucalyptus spp. is presented with respect to this species being a forest tree in Hawaii. The information on this site is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 1989 publication by Little and Skolmen entitled "Common forest trees of Hawaii (native and introduced)."


Taxonomy & nomenclature

Eucalyptus spp. information from USDA/ARS/GRIN
USDA/ARS/GRIN provides taxonomic (and other) information about Eucalyptus spp..

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

Eucalyptus spp. information from IPNI
The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) provides nomenclatural information--including bibliographical details--about Eucalyptus spp.. (NOTE: IPNI does not have information on what are currently accepted names and what are taxonomic (i.e., heterotypic) synonyms; ind this information in floras, monographs, checklists, revisions, etc.)


Impacts

Eucalyptus spp. (Myrtaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Eucalyptus spp. as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Pests of this species

An analysis of the risk of introduction of additional strains of the rust Puccinia psidii Winter (ohia rust) to Hawaii View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This 2008 analysis of the risk of introduction of additional strains of the rust Puccinia psidii to Hawaii provided a basis for Hawaii Department of Agriculture's interim rule regulating importation of plant in the myrtle family, in place for 12 months after its enactment on August 28, 2007.


In the news

Trees dying off (Star Bulletin 8/24/2008)
A virulent fungus killing rose apple trees on Oahu may spread to ohia trees and other vulnerable native plants.


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.

Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds.) . 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages.

Strawberry guava (Psidium cattleianum): prospects for biological control
Smith, Clifford W. and Charles Wikler. 2002. Strawberry guava (Psidium cattleianum): prospects for biological control. pp. 108-116 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.


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