Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Cheilocostus speciosus is one of the most common species of Costaceae in Asia and has been actively introduced as ornamental throughout the tropics....
Gomphrena serrata is a herbaceous annual to perennial plant native to the Americas. The precise limits of its native range in the Americas are not...
Monochoria hastata is a tropical aquatic herb, almost entirely restricted to its native distribution of South-East Asia and Oceania (Boonkerd et al.,...
Pteris multifida is a herbaceous fern native to temperate and tropical eastern Asia and naturalized on many continents as a result of being widely...
Jatropha integerrima is a shrub to small tree native to Cuba, which has been introduced into tropical and subtropical areas worldwide as an...
L. flexuosum is a climbing fern from the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia and Australia (Yadav et al., 2012). Although it is not listed as...
Economic losses in maize due to P. stewartii subsp. stewartii have been inconsequential in North America for the past 50 years except for a few,...
Pteris vittata is a herbaceous fern native to the tropics and subtropics of the Old World. It is mostly found in disturbed and urban areas, usually...
IntroductionV. dahliae affects many important crops worldwide and causes economically significant losses in many countries (Pegg and Brady, 2002;...
Parmentiera aculeata is a small tree occasionally cultivated as an ornamental or for its edible, cucumber-like fruits. It is native to southern...

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