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Pyracantha angustifolia
(Rosaceae)

firethorn

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Species description or overview

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

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Pyracantha angustifolia
Nomenclatural information about Pyracantha angustifolia is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Pyracantha angustifolia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pyracantha angustifolia--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.

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

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


Impacts

Pyracantha angustifolia (Rosaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Pyracantha angustifolia as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

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


Control methods

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


Images

Images of Pyracantha angustifolia (Rosaceae) (firethorn)
Links to high-resolution free images of Pyracantha angustifolia (Rosaceae) (firethorn) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Pyracantha angustifolia information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pyracantha angustifolia in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Pyracantha angustifolia information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pyracantha angustifolia in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Pyracantha angustifolia information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Pyracantha angustifolia--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

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.

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.


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