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Rubus rosifolius
(Rosaceae)

Mauritius raspberry, roseleaf raspberry, thimbleberry

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Species description or overview

Information about Rubus rosifolius from IUCN's ISSG/GISD
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Rubus rosifolius information from CTAHR (Motooka et al.) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Information about Rubus rosifolius 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).

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

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

Rubus rosifolius information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Rubus rosifolius--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.

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

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


Impacts

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

Rubus rosifolius impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Rubus rosifolius 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

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


Control methods

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

Rubus rosifolius management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Rubus rosifolius 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).

Herbicidal weed control methods for pastures and natural areas of Hawaii View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
This comprehensive review of herbicide application methods includes calculations for formulations, and appendices listing herbicides registered for use in Hawaii and their toxicities (University of Hawaii, 2002).


Images

Images of Rubus rosifolius (Rosaceae) (thimbleberry, olaa)
Links to high-resolution free images of Rubus rosifolius (Rosaceae) (thimbleberry, olaa) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Rubus rosifolius information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Rubus rosifolius in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

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


Distribution

Rubus rosifolius information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Rubus rosifolius in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Rubus rosifolius information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Rubus rosifolius--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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

Phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal and predation, and seedling establishment of three invasive plant species in a Hawaiian rain forest
Medeiros, A.C. 2004. Phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal and predation, and seedling establishment of three invasive plant species in a Hawaiian rain forest. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu.


Experts

Rubus rosifolius contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Rubus rosifolius 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

Phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal and predation, and seedling establishment of three invasive plant species in a Hawaiian rain forest
After rain forest of Haleakala National Park was fenced in the late 1980s, native vegetation responded vigorously yet three problematic plant invaders (Clidemia hirta, Hedychium gardnerianum, and Psidium cattleianum) continued to spread unabated and became of great concern to Park managers. This contribution provides a quantitative assessment of crucial life history junctures (quantitative phenology, reproductive potential, seed dispersal, seed predation, seedling establishment) to assist Haleakala NP and other managers of Hawaiian rain forests. It also provides detailed information for potentially identifying key characteristics in prevention, rapid response, and prioritization of incoming invasive species. (This document is the 2004 Ph.D. dissertation of Dr. Arthur C. Medeiros for the Department of Zoology at the University of Hawaii.)

Rubus rosifolius references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Rubus rosifolius 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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