Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Euphorbia neriifolia is a cactus-like tree or shrub native to Asia that is often cultivated as an ornamental and hedge plant and also for its...
Bagrada hilaris is a hemipteran insect with a host range of over 70 plant species in 23 families. A major pest of crucifers in its native land, many...
Epiphyllum oxypetalum is a widely cultivated cactus native to Central America. It has long been a popular ornamental due to its easy cultivation and...
Euphorbia leucocephala is an evergreen shrub that has been widely commercialized as a garden ornamental and potted plant. It has escaped from...
Ixora casei is an evergreen shrub that is widely grown as an ornamental in tropical and subtropical areas due to its showy flowers. This species has...
Carpobrotus chilensis is a perennial subshrub found in warm temperate coastal areas with mild winters. It is considered native and non-invasive in...
F. oxysporum f.sp. vasinfectum causes significant crop losses in several of the main cotton-producing countries. The disease is widespread in the...
Euphorbia milii is an evergreen shrub native to Madagascar and widely cultivated as an ornamental in tropical and temperate regions. It has escaped...
As many other species within this genus, E. praetermissa is an annual species that behaves as weed in both natural, disturbed sites and agricultural...
Ixora coccinea is a dense, multi-branched evergreen shrub native to India and Sri Lanka. It is found worldwide in tropical and subtropical climates...

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