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


Publication date: 2008-03-31

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2024) Species profile: Cinnamomum verum. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/speciesname/Cinnamomum+verum on 30-05-2024.

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22 references found for Cinnamomum verum

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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.
Centre des ressources biologiques. Plantes tropicales. INRA-CIRAD. 2007.
Summary: Available from: http://collections.antilles.inra.fr/ [Accessed 31 March 2008]
Conservatoire Botanique National De Mascarin (BOULLET V. coord.) 2007. - Cinnamomum verum 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=495dabfd0ca768a3c3abd672079f48b6 [Accessed 26 March 2008]
Dietz, H.Dietz, H.; Wirth, L. R.Wirth, L. R.; Buschmann, H.Buschmann, H., 2005.Variation in herbivore damage to invasive and native woody plant species in open forest vegetation on Mahe, Seychelles (vol 4, pg 511, 2004) Biological Invasions. 7(2). MAR 05. 351.
Fleischmann, Karl; Edwards, Peter J.; Ramseier, Dieter; Kollmann, Johannes, 2005. Stand structure, species diversity and regeneration of an endemic palm forest on the Seychelles. African Journal of Ecology. 43(4). DEC 2005. 291-301.
Florence J., Chevillotte H., Ollier C. & Meyer J.-Y. 2007. Cinnamomum verum 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=2129 [Accessed 26 March 2008]
Fournet, J. 2002. Flore illustr�e des phan�rogames de guadeloupe et de Martinique. CIRAD-Gondwana editions.
Gerlach, Justin, 2004. A 10-year study of changes in forest vegetation on Silhouette island, Seychelles. Journal for Nature Conservation (Jena). 12(3). 2004. 149-155.
Huber, M.J., Ismail, S. & Mougal, J. 2011. Campnosperma seychellarum. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1
Summary: Available from: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/30498/0 [Accessed 27 March 2012]
ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System), 2008. Online Database Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
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=501529 [Accessed 18 March 2008]
Kaiser-Bunbury, Christopher N.; Valentin, Terence; Mougal, James; Matatiken, Denis; Ghazoul, Jaboury., 2011. The tolerance of island plant-pollinator networks to alien plants. Journal of Ecology. 99(1). JAN 2011. 202-213.
Kueffer, Christoph, 2010. Reduced risk for positive soil-feedback on seedling regeneration by invasive trees on a very nutrient-poor soil in Seychelles. Biological Invasions. 12(1). JAN 2010. 97-102.
Kueffer, Christoph; Kronauer, Lilian; Edwards, Peter J., 2009. Wider spectrum of fruit traits in invasive than native floras may increase the vulnerability of oceanic islands to plant invasions. Oikos. 118(9). SEP 2009. 1327-1334.
Kueffer, Christoph; Schumacher, Eva; Dietz, Hansjoerg; Fleischmann, Karl; Edwards, Peter J., 2010. Managing successional trajectories in alien-dominated, novel ecosystems by facilitating seedling regeneration: A case study. Biological Conservation. 143(7). JUL 2010. 1792-1802.
Kueffer, Christoph; Schumacher, Eva; Fleischmann, Karl; Edwards, Peter J.; Dietz, Hansjoerg, 2007. Strong below-ground competition shapes tree regeneration in invasive Cinnamomum verum forests. Journal of Ecology. 95(2). MAR 2007. 273-282.
Kueffer, C.; Klingler, G.; Zirfass, K.; Schumacher, E.; Edwards, P. J.; Guesewell, S., 2008. Invasive trees show only weak potential to impact nutrient dynamics in phosphorus-poor tropical forests in the Seychelles. Functional Ecology. 22(2). APR 2008. 359-366.
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.
Meyer, J.-Y., Loope, L., Sheppard, A., Munzinger, J., Jaffre, T. 2006. Les plantes envahissantes et potentiellement envahissantes dans l archipel n�o-cal�donien : premi�re �valuation et recommandations de gestion. in M.-L. Beauvais et al. (2006) : Les esp�ces envahissantes dans l�archipel n�o-cal�donien, Paris, IRD �ditions, 260 p.+ c�d�rom.
Schumacher, Eva; Kueffer, Christoph; Edwards, Peter J.; Dietz, Hansjoerg, 2009. Influence of light and nutrient conditions on seedling growth of native and invasive trees in the Seychelles. Biological Invasions. 11(8). OCT 2009. 1941-1954.
Schumacher, Eva; Kueffer, Christoph; Tobler, Monika; Gmuer, Veronika; Edwards, Peter J.; Dietz, Hansjoerg, 2008. Influence of drought and shade on seedling growth of native and invasive trees in the Seychelles. Biotropica. 40(5). SEP 2008. 543-549.
Vos, P. 2004. Case Studies on the Status of Invasive Woody Plant Species in the Western Indian Ocean. 2. The Comoros Archipelago (Union of the Comoros and Mayotte). FAO.
Summary: Article de synth�se sur les esp�ces ligneuses envahissantes dans l archipel des Comores et � Mayotte et les strat�gies de gestion d�velopp�es localement.
Available from: http://www.fao.org/forestry/webview/media?mediaId=6556&langId=2 [Accessed 20 March 2008]
Zumbroich, Thomas J.Zumbroich, Thomas J., 2005. The introduction of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) and Cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum J. Presl) to America. Acta Botanica Venezuelica. 28(1). 2005. 155-160.
The following 4 contacts offer information an advice on Cinnamomum verum
Assistant Technique Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature Initiative Cara�bes
C/O Parc National de Guadeloupe Habitation Beausoleil, Mont�ran 97120 Saint-Claude, Guadeloupe
(+590) (0)590 80 86 00
(+590) (0)590 80 05 46
Geographic region: Indian Ocean
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
Conservatoire Botanique National de Mascarin
2 rue du P�re Georges Domaine des Colima�ons 97436 SAINT LEU
(33) 02 62 24 92 27
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.
D�l�gation � la Recherche
D�l�gation � la Recherche, Gouvernement de Polyn�sie fran�aise. B.P. 20981, 98713 Papeete, Tahiti, Polyn�sie fran�aise
689 47 25 60
Geographic region: Indian Ocean
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
Office National des For�ts
ONF. Domaine Forestier de la Providence, 97488 Saint Denis cedex
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(2024). Cinnamomum verum. IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT).