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Ligustrum sinense
(Oleaceae)

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Ligustrum sinense is native to China. 


Species description or overview

Information about Ligustrum sinense from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
Information about Rattus rattus is available from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) (a product of IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group [ISSG]).

Ligustrum sinense information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Ligustrum sinense 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).

Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) factsheet View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Chinese privet overview and suggestions for control are from the Commonwealth of Virginia (Invasive Alien Plant Species of Virginia, 1997).

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

Ligustrum sinense description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Ligustrum sinense as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Ligustrum sinense
Nomenclatural information about Ligustrum sinense is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Ligustrum sinense information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ligustrum sinense--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.

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

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


Impacts

Ligustrum sinense (Oleaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Ligustrum sinense as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Ligustrum sinense impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Ligustrum sinense as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Risk assessments

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


Control methods

Ligustrum sinense information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Ligustrum sinense 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).

Ligustrum sinense management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Ligustrum sinense as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Images

Images of Ligustrum sinense (Oleaceae) (Chinese privet)
Links to high-resolution free images of Ligustrum sinense (Oleaceae) (Chinese privet) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Ligustrum sinense information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ligustrum sinense in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Ligustrum sinense information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ligustrum sinense in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Plants of Hawaii: Ligustrum sinense -- MAPS
online

Ligustrum sinense information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Ligustrum sinense--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.

Ligustrum sinense worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Ligustrum sinense is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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.

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.

Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition)
Langeland, K.A., H.M. Cherry, C.M. McCormick, and K.A. Craddock Burks. 2008. Identification and biology of nonnative plants in Florida's natural areas (second edition). The University of Florida IFAS Communication Services (Gainesville). 193+ pp. illus. ISBN: 978-0-916287-70-2.


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.

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.

Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida
Langeland, K.A. and R.L. Stocker. (1997-)2001. Control of non-native plants in natural areas of Florida. SP 242, one of a series of the Department of Agronomy, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. First printed: 1997. Revised: April, 2001.


Experts

Ligustrum sinense contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Ligustrum sinense as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Ligustrum sinense references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Ligustrum sinense as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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