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Common name
 
Synonym
Elephantopus hypomalacus , Blake
Elephantopus martii , Graham
Elephantopus mollis bracteosus , Domin
Elephantopus mollis capitulatus , Domin
Elephantopus pilosus , Philipson
Elephantopus scaber , L
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Summary
Elephantopus mollis is a fast growing herbaceous plant that can reach over a metre in height. In the tropics and sub-tropics it is considered a very problematic weed for agriculture and animal husbandry.

Principal source:

Compiler: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

Review:

Publication date: 2008-03-14

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2021) Species profile: Elephantopus mollis. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/speciesname/Elephantopus+mollis on 05-03-2021.

Countries (or multi-country features) with distribution records for Elephantopus mollis
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NATIVE RANGE
  • guadeloupe
  • martinique
Informations on Elephantopus mollis has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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Bibliography
7 references found for Elephantopus mollis

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General information
Barthelat, F. 2005. Note sur les esp�ces exotiques envahissantes � Mayotte. Direction de l�Agriculture et de la For�t. 30p
Summary: Tableau synth�tique des plantes exotiques de Mayotte class�es en fonction de leur niveau d envahissement.
Conservatoire Botanique National De Mascarin (BOULLET V. coord.) 2007. - Elephantopus mollis Index de la flore vasculaire de la R�union (Trach�ophytes) : statuts, menaces et protections. - Version 2007.1
Summary: Base de donn�es sur la flore de la R�union. De nombreuses informations tr�s utiles.
Available from: http://flore.cbnm.org/index2.php?page=taxon&num=b7f1f29db7c23648f2bb8d6a8ee0469b [Accessed 1 April 2008]
Florence J., Chevillotte H., Ollier C. & Meyer J.-Y. 2007. Elephantopus mollis Base de donn�es botaniques Nadeaud de l Herbier de la Polyn�sie fran�aise (PAP).
Summary: Available from: http://www.herbier-tahiti.pf/Selection_Taxonomie.php?id_tax=589 [Accessed 1 April 2008]
Fournet, J. 2002. Flore illustr�e des phan�rogames de guadeloupe et de Martinique. CIRAD-Gondwana editions.
ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), 2008. Online Database Elephantopus mollis Kunth
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=37301 [Accessed 13 March 2008]
MacKee, H.S. 1994. Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultiv�es en Nouvelle-Cal�donie, 2nd edn. MNHN, Paris.
Summary: Cet ouvrage liste 1412 taxons (esp�ces, sous esp�ces et vari�t�s) introduits en Nouvelle-Cal�donie. L auteur pr�cise dans la majorit� des cas si l esp�ce est cultiv�e ou naturalis�e.
PIER (Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk), 2006. Elephantopus mollis.
Summary: Available from: http://www.hear.org/Pier/species/elephantopus_mollis.htm [Accessed 4 April 2008]
Contact
The following 2 contacts offer information an advice on Elephantopus mollis
Barthelat,
Fabien
Organization:
Assistant Technique Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature Initiative Cara�bes
Address:
C/O Parc National de Guadeloupe Habitation Beausoleil, Mont�ran 97120 Saint-Claude, Guadeloupe
Phone:
(+590) (0)590 80 86 00
Fax:
(+590) (0)590 80 05 46
Meyer,
Jean-Yves
Geographic region: Pacific, Indian Ocean
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
Expert in the botany of French Polynesia and the Pacific Islands, and has worked on ecology and biological control of Miconia calvescens in French Polynesia.
Organization:
D�l�gation � la Recherche
Address:
D�l�gation � la Recherche, Gouvernement de Polyn�sie fran�aise. B.P. 20981, 98713 Papeete, Tahiti, Polyn�sie fran�aise
Phone:
689 47 25 60
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