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Olea europaea
(Oleaceae)

olive

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Species description or overview

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

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Olea europaea
Nomenclatural information about Olea europaea is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


Impacts

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


Risk assessments

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


Control methods

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

Summaries of herbicide trials for pasture, range, and non-cropland weed control -1999 View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Herbicide trials compare herbicides and methods of application on a variety of weedy species in Hawaii (University of Hawaii).


Images

Olea europaea information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Olea europaea 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.

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


Distribution

Olea europaea information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Olea europaea in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

New plant records from East Maui for 1998 View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Eleven new species are reported for East Maui.


Cited as invasive

Hawaii State DLNR/DOFAW cites Olea europaea (Oleaceae) as a weedy species used in horticulture
Olive (Olea europaea) is on Hawaii's Most Invasive Horticultural Plants list from the Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife.


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.


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.

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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