Global Compendium of Weeds
Heterocentron elegans (Melastomataceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Heterocentron elegans 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 . For further information--or to report corrections or concerns--contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Synonyms/other Latin names: [ see GRIN ]
Status(es) (compiled for below "Data sources"): casual alien, naturalised, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): [no info]
Landcare Research New Zealand (2001) Plant Names Database. (casual alien, weed)
Pat Enwright (2003) Adventive species of the Wellington Conservancy ecological district. Project initiated by John Sawyer of D.O.C and further refined and updated by Colin Ogle of Wanganui before Ewen Cameron and Mei Nee Lee of the Auckland Museum herbarium very kindly provided lists of adventive species by ecological district for the Wellington Conservancy from the AK database. I must also thank Ewen Cameron and Rhys Gardner for identification of a number of specimens included in this list, Phillipa Crisp from W.R.C. also supplied information on species recorded by or on behalf of W.R.C and not already included in the database. Pat Enwright pers. comm. [Pat.Enright@nz.towerlimited.com] (naturalised)
References: This Excel database comprises all species listed in five New Zealand Journal of Botany (NZJBot) supplements to the adventive plants listed in Flora of NZ Vol. 4 (Webb et al. 1988), namely Heenan et al. (1998, 1999, 2002, 2004) and Webb et al. (1995). In the following database, Webb et al. (1988) is cited as ""FNZ4"" followed by a page number. To reduce space, the four NZJBot papers are identified simply by the volume number, followed by the page number in which the reference occurs. - Heenan, P.B.; Breitweiser, I.; Glenny, D.S.; de Lange, P.J.; Brownsey, P.J. 1998: Checklist of dicotyledons, and pteridophytes naturalised or casual in New Zealand: additional records 1994-1996. NZJBot.36: 155-162.; Heenan, P.B.; de Lange, P.J.; Cameron, E.K.; Champion, P.D. 2002: Checklist of dicotyledons, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes naturalised or casual in New Zealand: additional records 1999-2000. NZJBot.40: 155-174.; Heenan, P.B.; de Lange, P.J.; Cameron, E.K.; Ogle, C.C.; Champion, P.D. 2004: Checklist of dicotyledons, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes naturalised or casual in New Zealand: additional records 2001-2003. NZJBot.42: 797-814.; Heenan, P.B.; de Lange, P.J.; Glenny, D.S.; Breitweiser, I.; Brownsey, P.J.; Ogle, C.C. 1999: Checklist of dicotyledons and pteridophytes naturalised or casual in New Zealand: additional records 1997-1998. NZJBot.37: 629-642.; Webb, C.J.; Sykes, W.R.; Garnock-Jones, P.J.;1988: Flora of New Zealand Volume IV - Naturalised Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Dicotyledons. Botany Division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch, New Zealand. 1365p.; Webb, C.J.; Sykes, W.R.; Garnock-Jones, P.J.; Brownsey, P.J. 1995: Checklist of dicotyledons, gymnosperms, and pteridophytes naturalised or casual in New Zealand: additional records 1988-1993. NZJBot.33: 151-182. (naturalised)
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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.