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Mikania micrantha
(Asteraceae)

American rope, Chinese creeper, bittervine, climbing hempweed, mikania vine, mile-a-minute weed

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Species description or overview

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

Mikania micrantha description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Mikania micrantha 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 Mikania micrantha
Nomenclatural information about Mikania micrantha is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

Mikania micrantha (Asteraceae): species information from GCW
Information on Mikania micrantha as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).

Mikania micrantha impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Mikania micrantha 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

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


Control methods

Mikania micrantha management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Mikania micrantha 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

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


Distribution

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.

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


Books

Weed handbook of Western Polynesia
Whistler, W. Arthur. 1983. Weed handbook of Western Polynesia. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft f#r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH. ISBN: 3-88085-227-8.


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.

Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Acevedo-Rodriguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and Climbing Plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: an illustrated field guide to the native, naturalized or commonly cultivated vines and lianas of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Illustrated by Bobbi Angell. 483 pages.


Experts

Mikania micrantha contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Mikania micrantha 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

Mikania micrantha references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Mikania micrantha 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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