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Vigna o-wahuensis
(Oahu cowpea)

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Vigna o-wahuensis (Oahu cowpea)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 12 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Vigna o-wahuensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Oahu cowpea
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Vigna o-wahuensis Vogel

Preferred Common Name

  • Oahu cowpea

Other Scientific Names

  • Vigna sandwicensis A. Gray
  • Vigna sandwicensis var. heterophylla Rock

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fabales
  •                         Family: Fabaceae
  •                             Subfamily: Papilionoideae
  •                                 Genus: Vigna
  •                                     Species: Vigna o-wahuensis

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Ageratum conyzoides (billy goat weed)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resources; Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011a
Capra hircus (goats)HawaiiHerbivory/grazing/browsingUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011c
Emilia sonchifolia (red tasselflower)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011
Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011a
Melinis minutiflora (molasses grass)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011b
Portulaca pilosa (kiss-me-quick)HawaiiCompetition - monopolizing resourcesUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011
Schinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011b
Tridax procumbens (coat buttons)HawaiiEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2011. 5-year review, short form summary: Vigna o-wahuensis. Honolulu, HI, USA: US Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific Islands Fish and Wildlife Office, 10 pp. http://www.cabi.org/isc/FullTextPDF/2011/20117202418.pdf