Invasive Species Compendium

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P. densum is a fast-growing grass species naturally distributed across Central and South America and the West Indies (Brummitt, 2013). Within its...
Martynia annua is grown as an ornamental and medicinal herb. Originally native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, its effective...
P. macrourum has demonstrated its ability to invade and displace grassland vegetation in Tasmania and New Zealand (Hartley, 1973; Tasmanian...
P. odoratissimum, commonly called ‘apple geranium’, is a flowering plant cultivated around the world as a popular ornamental and for its sweet...
M. arboreus is widely grown as a garden ornamental, particularly in tropical and subtropical regions of the world. This species has escaped from...
Nicotiana plumbaginifolia is an annual herb native to Mexico, South America and parts of the Caribbean, and one of the most widespread species of the...
Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is probably the most popular and widely cultivated Kalanchoe species. It is often planted as an indoor potted plant and as an...
Approximately 20 different species of the genus Pasteurella have been identified using phenotypic and genetic analyses. Of these species, P....
Steatoda nobilis is a member of the genus of false widow spiders (the Steatoda) so called because of their resemblance to the more notorious black...
V. fordii is a competitive tree widely introduced in tropical and subtropical regions for its use in the tungoil industry. It has escaped from...

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Publisher - Helena Independent Record 01:06 PM - 17 November, 2018 (Search term - invasive species)
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