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Murraya paniculata
(Rutaceae)

Chinese box, Hawaiian mock orange, cosmetic bark tree, jasmine orange, mock orange, orange jasmine, orange jessamine, satinwood

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Murraya paniculata is native to tropical and temperate Asia. 

Species description or overview

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Murraya paniculata
Nomenclatural information about Murraya paniculata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Murraya paniculata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Murraya paniculata--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.

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

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


Impacts

Murraya paniculata (Rutaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Murraya paniculata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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

Weed risk assessment for Murraya paniculata for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Murraya paniculata for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Images

Images of Murraya paniculata (Rutaceae) (mock orange)
Links to high-resolution free images of Murraya paniculata (Rutaceae) (mock orange) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Murraya paniculata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Murraya paniculata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Murraya paniculata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Murraya paniculata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Murraya paniculata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Murraya paniculata--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.


Cited as invasive (on a list)

2007 FLEPPC invasive plant list View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council's 2007 List of Invasive Plant Species focus includes adverse effects exotic pest plants have on Florida's biodiversity and plant communities.


Books

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.

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.

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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