Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Helenium quadridentatum is an annual plant belonging to the Asteraceae. Native to southeastern and south-central USA, Mexico and central America, it...
Gomphrena globosa is an annual herb native to Central America now cultivated worldwide as an ornamental, as well as having uses in traditional...
As many other species within the genus Emilia, E. coccinea is herb that behaves as an environmental and agricultural weed. This fast-growing herb has...
Angiopteris evecta is often cultivated as an ornamental in gardens, parks, and botanical gardens for its large rhizomes and gigantic fronds. It has...
The reference strain of ‘Ca. Phytoplasma trifolii’ is the causative agent of clover proliferation (CP) disease of alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)....
Introduction The root knot nematode species, M. incognita, is the most widespread and probably the most serious plant parasitic nematode pest of...
Elm yellows develops in sporadic epidemics after introduction of 'Ca. Phytoplasma ulmi' to areas where vectors are abundant.
Cissus quadrangularis is an aggressive fast-growing vine that has been cultivated primarily as a garden ornamental and medicinal plant. This species...
Crotalaria verrucosa is a herbaceous annual native to Asia and parts of Oceania, now found widely naturalized throughout the tropics and subtropics,...
Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides is a vine species native to the Americas, from Mexico to the northern regions of South America, often cultivated for its...

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