Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Cucumis dipsaceus is an annual climbing herb native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula that has become invasive in many regions around the world...
Litsea glutinosa belongs to the family Lauraceae. It is a small- to medium-sized tree, 3-20 m tall, semi-evergreen, and fast-growing dioecious...
Dichanthium aristatum is a perennial grass native to Asia and parts of India and naturalized in the tropics and subtropics worldwide through its use...
Cheilocostus speciosus is one of the most common species of Costaceae in Asia and has been actively introduced as ornamental throughout the tropics....
Momordica balsamina is native to South Africa and tropical Africa, tropical Asia, Arabia, India and Australia. It is a trailing or climbing annual...
Echinochloa crus-pavonis is a clump forming grass native to the Americas that is now found in Africa, Asia, Oceania and Europe. It is likely its...
Gomphrena serrata is a herbaceous annual to perennial plant native to the Americas. The precise limits of its native range in the Americas are not...
Monochoria hastata is a tropical aquatic herb, almost entirely restricted to its native distribution of South-East Asia and Oceania (Boonkerd et al.,...
Pteris multifida is a herbaceous fern native to temperate and tropical eastern Asia and naturalized on many continents as a result of being widely...
Jatropha integerrima is a shrub to small tree native to Cuba, which has been introduced into tropical and subtropical areas worldwide as an...

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