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Leptospermum scoparium
(Myrtaceae)

New Zealand tea tree, broom teatree, manuka, tea tree

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Species description or overview

Leptospermum scoparium information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Leptospermum scoparium from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).

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

Leptospermum scoparium information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Leptospermum scoparium 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

GRIN nomenclature info for Leptospermum scoparium
Nomenclatural information about Leptospermum scoparium is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Leptospermum scoparium information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Leptospermum scoparium--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.

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

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


Impacts

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


Risk assessments

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


Control methods

Leptospermum scoparium information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Leptospermum scoparium from "Weeds of Hawaii's pastures and natural areas: an identification and management guide" (Motooka et al. 2003) is provided by the University of Hawaii's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).


Images

Images of Leptospermum scoparium (Myrtaceae) (New Zealand tea tree)
Links to high-resolution free images of Leptospermum scoparium (Myrtaceae) (New Zealand tea tree) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Leptospermum scoparium information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Leptospermum scoparium in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Leptospermum scoparium information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Leptospermum scoparium in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Leptospermum scoparium information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Leptospermum scoparium--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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.


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 field guide to tropical and subtropical plants
Perry, Frances and Roy Hay. 1982. A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants. Ward Lock Limited, Great Britain. 136 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-442-26859-9.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.


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.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.

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.

Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide
Motooka, Philip, Luisa Castro, Duane Nelson, Guy Nagai, and Lincoln Ching. 2003. Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas: An Identification and Management Guide. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (University of Hawaii--Manoa), Honolulu. 184 pp. color illus. ISBN: 1-929325-14-2.


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