Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Psidium cattleyanum (Myrtaceae): naturalised edible species in Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve, India.

Abstract

Psidium cattleyanum Afzel. ex Sabine (Myrtaceae), an invasive species, known from Australia, America, South Africa, Pacific Islands, is naturalised and spreading rapidly in Kalakad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, a part of Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve, southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu. A short description along with colour images is provided for easy identification, eradication and control measures.