Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Trees of Yap: a field guide.

Abstract

Descriptions, drawings, and photographs are presented for trees found on the Yap Islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. Included are all recorded native trees and most introduced trees as well as new records of native and introduced trees. Additional information is provided on tree distribution, status, vernacular names in Micronesia, and English names when available, along with comments on the species and their uses. An index includes scientific names and their synonyms, including taxonomic updates, families, and vernacular and other common names to assist users in locating tree descriptions.