Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Hyparrhenia rufa
(Poaceae)

giant thatching grass, jaragua grass, thatch grass, thatching grass

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Species description or overview

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

Hyparrhenia rufa on Maui (Hawaii, USA): species information View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This report on the species Hyparrhenia rufa 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 Hyparrhenia rufa
Nomenclatural information about Hyparrhenia rufa is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Hyparrhenia rufa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyparrhenia rufa--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.

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

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


Impacts

Hyparrhenia rufa (Poaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Hyparrhenia rufa as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Images of Hyparrhenia rufa (Poaceae) (thatching grass)
Links to high-resolution free images of Hyparrhenia rufa (Poaceae) (thatching grass) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Hyparrhenia rufa information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyparrhenia rufa in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Hyparrhenia rufa information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyparrhenia rufa in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Plants of Hawaii: Hyparrhenia rufa -- MAPS
taxonomic nomenclature, ITIS, Tetraplasandra waialealae

Hyparrhenia rufa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Hyparrhenia rufa--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.

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


Books

Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (book)
A complete list of all species covered in Grasses of the Hawaiian ranges (Whitney, Hosaka, and Ripperton, 1939) is presented, along with a complete bibliographic citation. This book "describes and illustrates 103 of the most important grasses in Hawaii.... There are many grasses, either recently introduced or slow to become acclimatized, that have not yet established themselves on the ranges; these are not here included. Species that are found outside the general range areas, as in summit bogs, forest reserves, and national parks, are also omitted. Keys to the tribes and genera [are also included." ([adapted] from the book's introduction)


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.

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


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