Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

A weed identification guide for Ethiopia.

Abstract

This guide provides information with illustrations for the identification of 107 major weed species of Ethopia, with descriptions of 56 related species, in English and Amharic. Notes on the habitat, botanical characteristics and distribution of each species are accompanied by photographs augmented in some instances by line drawings. Local common names are listed. Appendices give diagnostic features of the families represented in the guide, information on the collection and preparation of specimens for identification, and a botanical glossary.