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Morinda citrifolia
(Rubiaceae)

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Species description or overview

Traditional tree Morinda citrifolia View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A noni overview is provided by the Traditional Tree Initiative's species profiles for Pacific Island Agroforestry (www.traditionaltree.org).

Morinda citrifolia information from "Common forest trees of Hawaii" View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Morinda citrifolia 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)."

Morinda citrifolia information from NTBG
Information about Morinda citrifolia is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Morinda citrifolia
Nomenclatural information about Morinda citrifolia is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Morinda citrifolia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Morinda citrifolia--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.

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

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


Impacts

Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Morinda citrifolia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Images

Images of Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae) (noni)
Links to high-resolution free images of Morinda citrifolia (Rubiaceae) (noni) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Morinda citrifolia information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Morinda citrifolia in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.


Distribution

Morinda citrifolia information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Morinda citrifolia in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Morinda citrifolia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Morinda citrifolia--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.


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.


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.

Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Wood K. 2006. Maui Offshore Islet Botanical Survey. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Offshore Islet Restoration Committee, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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