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Taxon: Morella faya (Aiton) Wilbur

Genus: Morella
Family: Myricaceae.
Nomen number: 413127
Place of publication: Sida 16:103, in adnot. 1994
Name verified on: 05-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI(as Myrica faya)*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • candleberry-myrtle   (Source: NPB State Noxweed HI [as Myrica faya\;http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/hawaii.pdf]) – English
  • fayatree   (Source: Pl Invasion HI [as Myrica faya]) – English
  • firetree   (Source: L NWeeds Hawaii HI [as Myrica faya]) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Morella faya (Aiton) Wilbur:


Images:

More:
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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?413127 (24 July 2014)

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