Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Alocasia cucullata is a clumping evergreen herbaceous plant that is grown as a food plant and as an ornamental in areas within and outside its native...
Agave fourcroydes is a perennial succulent plant that has been extensively cultivated for fibre production (sisal) and as an ornamental. This species...
Ptychosperma elegans is a popular ornamental palm in temperate climate gardens and parks. It is native to Australia. Reported as invasive in Cuba,...
Eragrostis pilosa is an annual grass native to Eurasia and Africa that has become naturalized in many other tropical and temperate regions of the...
Tithonia diversifolia is a herbaceous flowering plant that has been widely introduced as an ornamental and has escaped from cultivation to become...
Jasminum simplicifolium is a scandent shrub or vine native to Oceania that is occasionally used as an ornamental. It has been introduced outside its...
Paspalum notatum is a perennial grass which is native to South America, and according to some authors native to Central America and the West Indies...
Leptochloa fusca is a perennial weed with a global distribution. It is an aggressive species showing a competitive advantage in many situations due...
Glanders is a highly infectious zoonotic disease of equids (horses, donkeys, mules), caused by the bacterium Burkholderia mallei (Cárdenas et al.,...
Ipomoea alba is a fast-growing vine native to the Americas, which has been widely introduced across tropical and subtropical regions of the world...

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