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Heliotropium amplexicaule (Boraginaceae)


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Presented here is summary information about the species Heliotropium amplexicaule from the Global Compendium of Weeds, and citations of references to this species as a weed. Definitions of terms are available in the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format. For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact webmaster@hear.org.


Synonyms/other Latin names:see GRIN ]

Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): agricultural weed, casual alien, environmental weed, garden thug, naturalised, noxious weed, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format.]

Origin (native to where): [no info]



Data sources:

Auld, B.A. and Medd, R.W. (1992) WEEDS, An illustrated botanical guide to the weeds of Australia. Inkata Press, Melbourne. (weed)

Barker, W.R., R.M.Barker, J.P. Jessop & H.P. Vonow (Eds.) (2005). Census of South Australian Vascular Plants. 5th Edition. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. Supplement 1. (Botanic Gardens of Adelaide & State Herbarium: Adelaide). (naturalised)

Clement, E.J. and Foster, M.C. (1994) Alien plants of the British Isles. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London. (casual alien)

Darrow, R.A. Erickson, L.C. Holstrum, J.T.Jnr., Miller, J.F., Scudder, W.F. and Williams, J.L. Jnr. (1966) Report of the Terminology Committee, Standardized Names of Weeds. WSSA (14), 346-386. Weed Science Society of America. (weed)

Environmental Weed List. VEGETATION OF NOOSA SHIRE EDITION 2. This document comprises a list of environmental weeds drawn from Vegetation of Noosa Shire Edition 2. The list is updated from time to time, as new information becomes available. (environmental weed, garden thug)

Forman, Jennifer (2003). "The introduction of American plant species into Europe: issues and Consequences." pp. 17-39 in Plant Invasions: Ecological Threats and Management Solutions. Edited by L.E. Child, J.H. Brock, G. Brundu, K. Prach, P. Pysek, P.M. Wade, and M. Williamson. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands. [This is a draft list - please request a reprint from jennforman@knottybits.com to see the full article] (naturalised)

Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN (naturalised, weed)

Holm, L. G., Pancho, J. V., Herberger, J. P. and Plucknett, D. L. (1979). A Geographical Atlas of World Weeds. John Wiley and Sons NewYork, USA (weed)

Introduced (Naturalised) Species to the United States [USDA, NRCS 1999. The PLANTS database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. ] (naturalised)

John Hosking, NSW Department of Agriculture, Weed Database 30 April 2003 (agricultural weed, naturalised)

MAF BIOSECURITY AUTHORITY STANDARD. 155.02.05. Importation of Seed for Sowing. 1.5.1 QUARANTINE IMPURITIES. No seed lot will be released for sowing in New Zealand if it contains: * unidentified seed * regulated pests * in excess of 0.1% by weight of soil particles * seed of any of the quarantine weed species listed in the schedule below. 1.5.2 SCHEDULE OF REGULATED (QUARANTINE) WEED SEEDS

Marzocca, A. (1994). Guia Descriptiva De Malezas Del Cono Sur. Instituto Nacional De Tecnologia Agropecuaria. (weed)

Molina, A.R. (1998) Malezas presentes en cultivos de verano. Vol 1. [Verano means 'summer' or 'dry season', so the title is basically, "Summer weeds of cultivation"] (agricultural weed)

Parsons, W.T. and Cuthbertson, E.G. (1992). Noxious Weeds of Australia. Inkata Press, Melbourne & Sydney. (noxious weed)

Plant Quarantine Organisation of India. Prohibited, Restricted & Regulated Plant species SCHEDULE - VIII (See Clause 3(12) under Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) Order, 2003) LIST OF FOLLOWING QUARANTINE WEED SPECIES NOTIFIED VIDE GAZETTE NO.162(E) DATED 31ST MARCH, 2005

Plants Naturalised in Hawai'i. Bishop Musem, Oahu. DISCLAIMER: Be it known to all who use this web resource, that this is NOT intended to represent a complete, definitive, or authoritative checklist of the flora and fauna of the Hawaiian Islands. This is a Beta-Test site that makes available online a copy of the taxonomic database currently used by the Bishop Museum Botany collection for its collections databases. Some groups in this list have been thoroughly scrutinized and do, in fact, represent an essentially complete checklist for the Hawaiian Islands. Other groups, however, are NOT complete, and only represent an unverified listing of what happens to be in the Bishop Museum specimen collection database. (naturalised)

Randall, R.P. & Kessal (agricultural weed, environmental weed, naturalised, noxious weed)

Randall, R.P. (2001). Garden thugs, a national list of invasive and potentially invasive garden plants. Plant Protection Quarterly 16 (4), 138-171. (garden thug)

Richardson, F.J., Richardson, R.G. and Shepherd, R.C.H. (2006). Weeds of the South-East. An identification guide for Australia. R.G. & F.J. Richardson. Meredith, Victoria. ISBN 0958743932, 438 pages. (weed)

Garden Thugs proposed to be withdrawn from nurseries in Western Australia. List complied by Sandy Lloyd in consultation with EWAN, CALM and other staff of Dept. (garden thug, weed)




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This page was created on 13 September 2007 by PT, and was last updated on 04 October 2007 by PT based on data from Rod Randall's Global Compendium of Weeds database dated 24 January 2007. Valid HTML 4.01!