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Palau

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Palau

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 09 February 2017
  • Palau
  • General data
  • Climates: Tropical
  • Selected Statistics, World Bank (2007)
  • Population, total: 20,162
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method: US$8,270
  • GNI, Atlas method: US$166,806,416
  • GDP: US$164,288,992
  • Agriculture, value added: US$5,597,000

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The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
BacteriaProteobacteriaXanthomonas axonopodis pv. manihotis (cassava bacterial blight) Present EPPO, 2014.
BacteriaProteobacteriaXanthomonas citri (citrus canker) Present CABI/EPPO, 2014; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPhytophthora colocasiae (taro leaf blight) Present CABI/EPPO, 2014; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaMycosphaerella fijiensis (black Sigatoka) Present CABI/EPPO, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAleurodicus dispersus (whitefly) Present CABI/EPPO, 2006; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnoplolepis gracilipes (yellow crazy ant) Present ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAspidiotus destructor (coconut scale) Present NAPPO 15:2; CIE, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAulacaspis yasumatsui (cycad aulacaspis scale) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly) Present Introduced YesCABI/EPPO, 2013; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera frauenfeldi (mango fruit fly) Present Leblanc, 1997; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera umbrosa Present Leblanc, 1997.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale) Present Beardsley, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCulex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito) Widespread Introduced Bohart, 1957.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCylas formicarius (sweet potato weevil) Present CABI/EPPO, 2004; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug) Present Ben-Dov, 1994.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaEuwallacea destruens Present Introduced YesWood and Bright, 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaEuwallacea fornicatus (tea shot-hole borer) Present CABI/EPPO, 2013; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaFerrisia virgata (striped mealybug) Present Ben-Dov, 1994; Beardsley, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaGynaikothrips ficorum (Cuban laurel thrips) Present Jacot-Guillarmod and Brothers, 1986.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHelicoverpa armigera (cotton bollworm) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaIcerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMaconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug) Present EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMonomorium destructor (Singapore ant) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaNezara viridula (green stink bug) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaOryctes rhinoceros (coconut rhinoceros beetle) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaParacoccus marginatus (papaya mealybug) Present Muniappan et al., 2006; CABI/EPPO, 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaParatrechina longicornis (crazy ant) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPheidole megacephala (big-headed ant) Present Introduced ISSG, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPhyllocnistis citrella (citrus leaf miner) Present CABI/EPPO, 2003; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPlanococcus citri (citrus mealybug) Present CABI/EPPO, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSaissetia oleae (olive scale) Present CIE, 1973; Ben-Dov, 1993.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera litura (taro caterpillar) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTapinoma melanocephalum (ghost ant) Present Introduced Wetterer, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaThrips palmi (melon thrips) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXyleborus perforans (island pinhole borer) Present Introduced YesWood and Bright, 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXyleborus similis Present Introduced YesWood and Bright, 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXylosandrus crassiusculus (Asian ambrosia beetle) Present Introduced Wood and Bright, 1992; CABI/EPPO, 2009; EPPO, 2018.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAnser indicus (bar-headed goose) Present, few occurrences Native BirdLife International, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBoiga irregularis (brown tree snake) Absent, formerly present Stanford and Rodda, 2007; ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataEpinephelus lanceolatus (giant grouper) Present Native Myers, 1999; Froese and Pauly, 2004.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataHemidactylus frenatus (common house gecko) Present Introduced YesCrombie and Pregill, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataLutjanus kasmira (blueline snapper) Widespread Native NoAllen, 1985.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMacaca fascicularis (crab-eating macaque) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMisgurnus anguillicaudatus (oriental weatherloach) Present Introduced Froese and Pauly, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMus musculus (house mouse) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPoecilia reticulata (guppy) Present Introduced Welcomme, 1988.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPterois volitans (lionfish) Present Native NoFroese and Pauly, 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRachycentron canadum (cobia) Present Native IUCN, 2017.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus norvegicus (brown rat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011; ISSG, 2013.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus rattus (black rat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011; ISSG, 2013.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRhinella marina (cane toad) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataSus scrofa [ISC] (feral pig) Present Introduced YesSPREP, 2000.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataVaranus indicus (ambon lizard) Present Native NoISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataXiphophorus maculatus (southern platyfish) Present Introduced Welcomme, 1988.
EukaryotaMetazoaEchinodermataAcanthaster planci (crown-of-thorns starfish) Present YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaAchatina fulica (giant African land snail) Widespread Introduced YesTillier et al., 1993; Cowie, 2000; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaCrassostrea gigas (Pacific oyster) Present Introduced MMDC, 1975.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaEuglandina rosea (rosy predator snail) Present Introduced YesCiveyrel and Simberloff, 1996; Cowie, 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaPinctada imbricata radiata (rayed pearl oyster) Present Native NoPoutiers, 1998a.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaPratylenchus coffeae (banana root nematode) Present Bridge, 1988; CABI/EPPO, 2000; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaRadopholus similis (burrowing nematode) Restricted distribution Bridge, 1988b; CABI/EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaPlatyhelminthesPlatydemus manokwari (New guinea flatworm) Widespread Introduced YesEldredge and Smith , 1994.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaAdiantum hispidulum (rosy maidenhair fern) Present, few occurrences Native Hillman et al., 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaLygodium microphyllum (old world climbing fern) Present Native PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeRhodophytaAcanthophora spicifera Present Native Doty, 1961.
EukaryotaPlantaeRhodophytaGracilaria salicornia Present Native Tsuda, 1985.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbrus precatorius (rosary pea) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbutilon indicum (country mallow) Present Introduced PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia auriculiformis (northern black wattle) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia confusa Present Introduced PIER, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia farnesiana (huisache) Present Introduced PIER, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAchyranthes aspera (devil's horsewhip) Present Swarbrick, 1997.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAdenanthera pavonina (red-bead tree) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003; PIER, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgave americana (century plant) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgave sisalana (sisal hemp) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratum conyzoides (billy goat weed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAleurites moluccanus (candlenut tree) Present PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAllamanda cathartica (yellow allamanda) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlocasia macrorrhizos (giant taro) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlpinia purpurata (red ginger) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlpinia zerumbet (shell ginger) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009; PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlternanthera sessilis (sessile joyweed) Present PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus dubius (spleen amaranth) Present Introduced YesGBIF, 2014; PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus spinosus (spiny amaranth) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnnona cherimola (cherimoya) Present Introduced PIER, 2014; Wagner et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnnona muricata (soursop) Present Introduced PIER, 2014; Wagner et al., 2014b.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnnona reticulata (bullock's heart) Present Introduced PIER, 2014; Wagner et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnnona squamosa (sugar apple) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2009; Wagner et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAntigonon leptopus (coral vine) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArtocarpus altilis (breadfruit) Present Introduced Ragone, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArundo donax (giant reed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2007; Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsclepias curassavica (bloodflower) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979; Swarbrick, 1997; Space et al., 2003; USDA-ARS, 2011; Wagner et al., 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsparagus densiflorus (asparagus fern) Present Introduced PIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsystasia gangetica (chinese violet) Present Introduced PIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAverrhoa bilimbi (bilimbi) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015; PIER, 2015; Wagner et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBambusa vulgaris (common bamboo) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBarleria cristata (Philippine violet) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBarleria lupulina (hophead Philippine violet) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBarringtonia asiatica (sea poison tree) Present Native Govaerts and Tulig, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBauhinia monandra (Napoleon's plume) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBauhinia purpurea (purple bauhinia) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBauhinia variegata (mountain ebony) Present Introduced Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBidens alba Present Introduced Englberger, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBidens pilosa (blackjack) Present USDA Forest Service, 2000.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBixa orellana (annatto) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaesalpinia pulcherrima (peacock flower) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaladium bicolor (heart of Jesus) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalliandra houstoniana var. calothyrsus (calliandra) Present Introduced NoSpace et al., 2003; PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCallisia fragrans (basketplant) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced NoSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalopogonium mucunoides (calopo) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalotropis procera (apple of sodom) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCanna indica (canna lilly) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCassia fistula (Indian laburnum) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCassytha filiformis (love-vine) Present Native NoGBIF, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCasuarina equisetifolia (casuarina) Present PIER, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCatharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle) Present Introduced PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCentella asiatica (Asiatic pennywort) Present Native PIER, 2014; USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCentratherum punctatum (lark daisy) Present Introduced Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChamaecrista nictitans (sensitive partridge pea) Present Introduced YesFosberg et al., 1979; Raulerson et al., 1996; Space et al., 2003; Space et al., 2009; PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCheilocostus speciosus Present Introduced Englberger, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris barbata (purpletop chloris) Present Whistler, 1994.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChromolaena odorata (Siam weed) Widespread Introduced YesEsguerra, 2002; PIER, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChrysopogon aciculatus (golden false beardgrass) Present Native Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCinchona pubescens (quinine tree) Absent, formerly present Introduced NoFosberg et al., 1993.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCinnamomum verum (cinnamon) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCleome viscosa (Asian spiderflower) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClerodendrum paniculatum Present Introduced Englberger, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClerodendrum quadriloculare (bronze-leaved clerodendrum) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClerodendrum speciosissimum (Java glory bower) Present YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClidemia hirta (Koster's curse) Present Introduced YesWester and Wood, 1977; PIER, 2007; Englberger, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCocos nucifera (coconut) Present Introduced Chan and Elevitch, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaColocasia esculenta (taro) Present Introduced Fosberg, et al., 1987.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaColubrina asiatica (latherleaf) Present Native Wagner et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCombretum indicum (Rangoon creeper) Present Introduced PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCosmos caudatus (wild cosmos) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrassocephalum crepidioides (redflower ragleaf) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrotalaria retusa (rattleweed) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrotalaria spectabilis (showy rattlepod) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCryptostegia madagascariensis (Madagascar rubbervine) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCuphea hyssopifolia (false heather) Present Introduced NoHEAR, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyanthillium cinereum (little ironweed) Present Native Wagner et al., 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus difformis (small-flowered nutsedge) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1987.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactylis glomerata (cocksfoot) Present Introduced USDA-NRCS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura metel (Hindu datura) Present Introduced PIER, 2014; Wagner et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDelonix regia (flamboyant) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDesmodium incanum (creeping beggerweed) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDichanthium annulatum (Kleberg's bluestem) Present PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDieffenbachia seguine (dumb cane) Present Introduced YesHEAR, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria bicornis (Asian crabgrass) Present Introduced PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria eriantha (pangola grass) Present Introduced PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria fuscescens (yellow crab grass) Present Native PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDioscorea bulbifera (air potato) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDuranta erecta (golden dewdrop) Present Introduced PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa colona (junglerice) Present Whistler, 1995; Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaElaeis guineensis (African oil palm) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaElephantopus mollis (elephant's foot) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass) Widespread Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEpipremnum pinnatum (centipede tongavine) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEragrostis atrovirens (thalia lovegrass) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaErechtites hieraciifolius (American burnweed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEtlingera elatior (torch ginger) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1987.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia hypericifolia (graceful spurge) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia lactea (mottled spurge) Present Introduced PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia tirucalli (Indian-tree spurge) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia tithymaloides (devil's backbone) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFalcataria moluccana (batai wood) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus benjamina (weeping fig) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus carica (common fig) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus elastica (rubber plant) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus microcarpa (Indian laurel tree) Present Little and Skolmen, 1989; PIER, 2014; USDA-ARS, 2014; Wagner et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFimbristylis littoralis (lesser fimbristylis) Present Native Fosberg et al., 1987.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFlemingia macrophylla (large leaf flemingia) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFlemingia strobilifera (wild hops) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009; PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGaillardia pulchella (Indian blanket) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGliricidia sepium (gliricidia ) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979; Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHedychium coronarium (white butterfly ginger lily) Present Introduced USDA Forest Service, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHeliconia bihai (macaw flower) Present Introduced PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHemigraphis alternata (red ivy) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHeterotis rotundifolia (pink lady) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHibiscus tiliaceus (coast cottonwood) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaImpatiens balsamina (garden balsam) Present Introduced PIER, 2018; GRIIS, 2018.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaImperata cylindrica (cogon grass) Present Space et al., 2003; PIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera hirsuta (hairy indigo) Eradicated YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIpomoea aquatica (swamp morning-glory) Present PIER, 2003; Gunn and Ritchie, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIpomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa (bush morning glory) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJacaranda mimosifolia (jacaranda) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJasminum multiflorum (star jasmine) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJatropha curcas (jatropha) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJatropha gossypiifolia (bellyache bush) Widespread Introduced YesIRVINE, 1961; Chadhokar, 1978; Fosberg et al., 1979; Holm et al., 1979; Dehgan, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaKalanchoe delagoensis (chandelier plant) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaKalanchoe pinnata (cathedral bells) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979; Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLantana camara (lantana) Widespread Introduced YesMeyer, 2000.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonurus japonicus (honeyweed) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLepidium virginicum (Virginian peppercress) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena leucocephala (leucaena) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLindernia crustacea (Malaysian false pimpernel) Present Native PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLivistona chinensis (Chinese fan palm) Present Introduced PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLudwigia hyssopifolia (water primrose) Present NoGBIF, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLuffa acutangula (angled luffa) Present Introduced PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLuffa aegyptiaca (loofah) Present PIER, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMacroptilium atropurpureum (siratro) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaManilkara zapota (sapodilla) Present Introduced PIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMegathyrsus maximus (Guinea grass) Present Introduced NoFosberg et al., 1987.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelaleuca quinquenervia (paperbark tree) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelastoma malabathricum (Banks melastoma) Present Holm et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelia azedarach (Chinaberry) Present Introduced PIER, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis minutiflora (molasses grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia peltata Present Introduced Englberger, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia umbellata (hogvine) Present Defilipps et al., 1988.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMesosphaerum pectinatum (comb bushmint) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979; Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMikania micrantha (bitter vine) Widespread Introduced YesWaterhouse and Norris, 1987; Englberger, 2009; PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMimosa diplotricha (giant sensitive plant) Restricted distribution Introduced YesHolm and Michaels, 2003; PIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMirabilis jalapa (four o'clock) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMomordica charantia (bitter gourd) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMorinda citrifolia (Indian mulberry) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMoringa oleifera (horse radish tree) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMuntingia calabura (Jamaica cherry) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMurdannia nudiflora (doveweed) Present Native PIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNandina domestica (Nandina) Present Introduced PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNicotiana tabacum (tobacco) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNopalea cochenillifera (cochineal cactus) Present Introduced PIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOcimum tenuiflorum (holy basil) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOpuntia humifusa Present Datamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOpuntia monacantha (common prickly pear) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOxalis corniculata (creeping woodsorrel) Present Native Wagner et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPanicum repens (torpedo grass) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum distichum (knotgrass) Present PIER, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum paniculatum (Russell River grass) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum scrobiculatum (ricegrass paspalum) Present PIER, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum vaginatum (seashore paspalum) Present Lorence and Flynn, 2010b.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora edulis (passionfruit) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora suberosa (corkystem passionflower) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013; Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum purpureum (elephant grass) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum setaceum (fountain grass) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhaseolus lunatus (lima bean) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhysalis angulata (cutleaf groundcherry) Present Introduced YesFosberg et al., 1979; Space et al., 2003; Wagner et al., 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhysalis peruviana (Cape gooseberry) Present Introduced PIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPiper aduncum (spiked pepper) Widespread Introduced Hartemink, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPistia stratiotes (water lettuce) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPithecellobium dulce (Manila tamarind) Present Introduced PIER, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPlectranthus amboinicus (Indian borage) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPlectranthus scutellarioides (coleus) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPluchea carolinensis (sourbush) Present Introduced Fosberg et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPluchea indica (Indian camphorweed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPortulaca pilosa (kiss-me-quick) Present Introduced PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium cattleianum (strawberry guava) Present Introduced PIER, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012; Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPueraria montana var. lobata (kudzu) Present Native PIER, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPueraria phaseoloides (tropical kudzu) Present Introduced Raulerson, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRicinus communis (castor bean) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRoystonea oleracea (Caribbean royal palm) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRusselia equisetiformis (firecracker plant) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSacciolepis indica (glen woodgrass) Present Native PIER, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSamanea saman (rain tree) Present Introduced PIER, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSanchezia parvibracteata (sanchezia) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSanchezia speciosa (shrubby whitevein) Present Introduced Lorence and Flynn, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSansevieria trifasciata (mother-in-law’s tongue) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSchefflera actinophylla (umbrella tree) Eradicated Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna alata (candle bush) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna obtusifolia (sicklepod) Present Introduced YesFosberg et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna occidentalis (coffee senna) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna siamea (yellow cassia) Reported present or known to be present Introduced NoPIER, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna surattensis (golden senna) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSida acuta (sida) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSorghum halepense (Johnson grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpathodea campanulata (African tulip tree) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSphagneticola trilobata (wedelia) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2008; HEAR, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachytarpheta cayennensis (blue snakeweed) Present, few occurrences Introduced YesFosberg et al., 1979; Space et al., 2003; Space et al., 2009; PIER, 2015; USDA-ARS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachytarpheta urticifolia (rattail) Absent, unreliable record Moldenke, 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStenotaphrum secundatum (buffalo grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSterculia foetida (Java olive) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStriga asiatica (witch weed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSyzygium cumini (black plum) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSyzygium jambos (rose apple) Present Introduced Space et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTabebuia heterophylla (pink trumpet tree) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTecoma stans (yellow bells) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTephrosia candida (white tephrosia) Present Introduced NoSpace and Imada, 2004; GBIF, 2015; PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaThespesia populnea (portia tree) Present NoFriday and Okano, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaThunbergia grandiflora (Bengal trumpet) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTradescantia spathacea (boat lily) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTradescantia zebrina (wandering jew) Present Introduced NoSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTurnera ulmifolia (West Indian holly) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrena lobata (caesar weed) Present Fosberg et al., 1979; PIER, 2004; USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa distachya (signal grass) Present Introduced PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa mutica (para grass) Present Introduced YesSpace et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa reptans (sprawling signalgrass) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2018.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUtricularia gibba Present Native NoZhenyu and Cheek, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVigna marina (beach bean) Widespread Native NoNYBG, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaXanthosoma sagittifolium (elephant ear) Present Introduced Space et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaZoysia matrella (Manila grass) Localised PIER, 2016.
VirusBanana bunchy top virus (bunchy top of banana) Absent, invalid record CABI/EPPO, 2013; EPPO, 2014.

List of Species CSV Output

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Generate a spreadsheet of the List of Species which also includes records from basic datasheets.

Basic datasheets include data mined from various sources (including the CAB Abstracts database and selected invasive species databases). Further confirmation of distribution status should be sought before use.

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Land Usage

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2011-2007 | 2006-2002
land use20112010200920082007
Agricultural area Area 5 Fm 5 Fm 5 Fm 5 Fm 5 Fm
Arable land Area 1 Fm 1 Fm 1 Fm 1 Fm 1 Fm
Arable land and Permanent crops Area 3 Fm 3 Fm 3 Fm 3 Fm 3 Fm
Country area Area 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm
Forest area Area 40.3 Fm 40.3 Q 40.3 Fm 40.3 Fm 40.3 Fm
Land area Area 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm
Other land Area 0.7 Fm 0.7 Fm 0.7 Fm 0.7 Fm 0.7 Fm
Permanent crops Area 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm
Permanent meadows and pastures Area 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm
Land Usage: (1000 Ha)
E = Expert sources from FAO (including other divisions) | Fm = Manual Estimation | I = Country data reported by International Organizations where the country is a member (Semi-official) - WTO, EU, UNSD, etc. | Q = Official data reported on FAO Questionnaires from countries | W = Data reported on country official publications or web sites (Official) or trade country files

2011-2007 | 2006-2002
land use20062005200420032002
Agricultural area Area 5 Fm 5 Fm 5 Fm 5 Fm 5 Fm
Arable land Area 1 Fm 1 Fm 1 Fm 1 Fm 1 Fm
Arable land and Permanent crops Area 3 Fm 3 Fm 3 Fm 3 Fm 3 Fm
Country area Area 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Q 46 Q
Forest area Area 40.3 Fm 40.3 Q 40.2 Fm 40 Fm 39.9 Fm
Land area Area 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Fm 46 Q 46 Q
Other land Area 0.7 Fm 0.7 Fm 0.8 Fm 1 Fm 1.1 Fm
Permanent crops Area 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm
Permanent meadows and pastures Area 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm 2 Fm
Land Usage: (1000 Ha)
E = Expert sources from FAO (including other divisions) | Fm = Manual Estimation | I = Country data reported by International Organizations where the country is a member (Semi-official) - WTO, EU, UNSD, etc. | Q = Official data reported on FAO Questionnaires from countries | W = Data reported on country official publications or web sites (Official) or trade country files