Global Compendium of Weeds
Hiptage benghalensis (Malpighiaceae)
Presented here is summary information about the species Hiptage benghalensis 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"): cultivation escape, environmental weed, garden thug, naturalised, sleeper weed, weed [for definitions, see the GCW introduction .]
Origin (native to where): [no info]
Batianoff, G.N. and Butler, D.W. (2002). Assessment of Invasive naturalized plants in south-east Queensland. Appendix. 1 Plant Protection Quarterly 17, 27-34. (cultivation escape, environmental weed, naturalised)
Csurhes, S. and Edwards, R. (1998) Potential Environmental Weeds in Australia, Candidate Species For Preventative Control. Biodiversity Group, Environment Australia, Canberra, ACT. (environmental weed)
Faith T. Campbell; American Lands Alliance; Worst Invasive Plant Species in the conterminous United States: weed (environmental weed)
Fowler, A.L., Caton, B.P. Fieselmann, D., Fowler, G. and Parker, C. (2003). Creation of a Prioritization Model to Identify Weeds of Global Significance. Weed Science Society of America, Jacksonville, Florida. [The following lists indicate (Table 1) the 15 species (not in cultivation in USA) selected under Phase I and (Table 2) the further 25 highest-ranking species selected under Phase II. Full fact sheets of the new 25 species are appended (Appendix 1). Appendix 2 includes the further 126 species not in cultivation which have been fully scored. Corresponding lists of species already in cultivation in USA appear as Tables 3 and 4. The latter table includes all those species, in cultivation, which have been at least partially scored (though this process is far from complete)]
Staples, George W., Derral Herbst & Clyde T. Imada (2000). Survey of Invasive or Potentially Invasive Cultivated Plants in Hawaii. A Special Publication of the Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 1999. Honolulu, Hawaii. (cultivation escape, environmental weed)
Germplasm Resources Information Network G.R.I.N. GRIN (naturalised)
Global Invasive Species Database was developed by the IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) as part of the global initiative on invasive species led by the Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP). Results of a search for all Plantae Kingdom.
Weber, E. (2003). Invasive Plant Species of the World. A Reference Guide to Environmental Weeds. CABI Publishing, UK. [dist data refers to regions where plant is an environmental weed] (environmental 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.