Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV) is a member of the genus Capripoxvirus in the family Poxviridae. It is closely related to the other two...
Aloysia citrodora is a shrub native to Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay that has been extensively introduced in tropical and warm temperate regions as...
Adonidia merrillii is one of the most popular ornamental palms worldwide. Native to the Philippines and Malaysia, it has been extensively introduced,...
Allamanda blanchetii is a shrubby climbing species with showy purple to pink flowers that has been cultivated as an ornamental in tropical and...
Cymbopogon schoenanthus is a perennial grass with fragrant foliage that is cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for essential oil extracts...
Albizia niopoides is a pioneer species often planted as an ornamental and shade tree. It is also used for forage and to improve soil conditions in...
Ralstonia solanacearum is included in the A2 (high risk) list of quarantine organisms by the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization...
Cissus verticillata is a large, climbing species cultivated as an ornamental and medicinal plant around the world. It is native to Mexico, Central...
Cardamine flexuosa is a fast-growing herb that often behaves as a weed in both disturbed and undisturbed sites. It is native to Europe and found...
Bergia capensis is a small annual herb which grows in wet places and is native to Africa, southern China and tropical Asia. It has been introduced,...

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Publisher - The Boundary Sentinel 11:11 PM - 13 July, 2020 (Search term - invasive species)
Publisher - Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research 10:42 PM - 13 July, 2020 (Search term - invasive species)
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