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Common name
Triphasia trifoliata , (L.) DC.��
Limonia trifolia , Burm.
Limonia trifoliata , L.�
Triphasia aurantiola , Lour.��
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Triphasia trifolia is a shrub that can grow up to 3 metres high. It has been introduced to many tropical and subtropical regions of the world where it is grown for its fruit. It is naturalised in many Pacific islands and can form almost impenetrable dense stands in the understorey.

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


Publication date: 2008-04-01

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2024) Species profile: Triphasia trifolia. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/speciesname/Triphasia+trifolia on 19-07-2024.

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Informations on Triphasia trifolia has been recorded for the following locations. Click on the name for additional informations.
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7 references found for Triphasia trifolia

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General information
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. Triphasia trifolia.- 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=08f0efebb1c51aada9430a089a2050cc [Accessed March 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 Triphasia trifolia (Burm. f.) P. Wilson
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=29007 [Accessed 1 April 2008]
Joseph, P. 2004. La question des esp�ces invasives dans les Petites Antilles�: Le cas de la Martinique. In�Expertise et spatialisation des connaissances en environnement (ed U.E. IRD), pp. 328-339. PRESSES UNIVERSITAIRES d�ORLEANS, Collection CEDETE.
Joseph, P. 2006. Les Petites Antilles face aux risques d invasion par les esp�ces v�g�tales introduites. L exemple de la Martinique. Revue d Ecologie (Terre et Vie) 61: 209-224.
PIER (Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk), 2007. Triphasia trifolia
Summary: Available from:http://www.hear.org/gcw/species/triphasia_trifolia [Accessed March 2008]
The following 1 contacts offer information an advice on Triphasia trifolia
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
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Recommended citation
(2024). Triphasia trifolia. IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT).