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Samanea saman is a leguminous tree which can easily reach a height of 25 metres. It has been distributed around the world, mostly in tropical climates and has become naturalised in many countries. Samanea saman is valued for its many uses, the primary ones being shade, timber and animal fodder. Samanea saman has become invasive in Fiji, where it can dominate areas of vegetation and is able to invade native forest ecosystems, as found in Hawai'i.

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Compiler: Comit� fran�ais de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

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Publication date: 2008-05-05

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2021) Species profile: Samanea saman. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/species.php?sc=1368 on 28-09-2021.

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2 references found for Samanea saman

Management information
Varnham, K. 2006. Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough: United Kingdom.
Summary: This database compiles information on alien species from British Overseas Territories.
Available from: http://www.jncc.gov.uk/page-3660 [Accessed 10 November 2009]
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ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), 2008. Online Database Samanea saman (Jacq.) Merr.
Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
Available from: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=520959 [Accessed 8 April 2008]
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(2021). Samanea saman. IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT).