Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR)

Lophostemon confertus
(Myrtaceae)

Brisbane box, brush box, red box, vinegar tree

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Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Lophostemon confertus
Nomenclatural information about Lophostemon confertus is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Lophostemon confertus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lophostemon confertus--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.

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

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


Impacts

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


Risk assessments

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


Images

Images of Lophostemon confertus (Myrtaceae) (brush box)
Links to high-resolution free images of Lophostemon confertus (Myrtaceae) (brush box) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Lophostemon confertus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lophostemon confertus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Leucaena to Pterocarpus images and weed risk assessment scores
Images of trees Leucaena to Pterocarpus, and their weed risk assessment scores, listed alphabetically, are from the University of Hawaii Forestry Extension.

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


Distribution

Lophostemon confertus information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lophostemon confertus in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Lophostemon confertus information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Lophostemon confertus--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.


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.


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