Numbers of Hawaiian Species: Supplement 2, Including a Review of Freshwater Invertebrates

@inproceedings{Eldredge1997NumbersOH,
  title={Numbers of Hawaiian Species: Supplement 2, Including a Review of Freshwater Invertebrates},
  author={Lucius G. Eldredge and Scott E. Miller},
  year={1997}
}
Miconia calvescens (Melastomataceae), native to montane forests of the neotropics, has now invaded wet forests of both the Society and Hawaiian Islands. This tree, which grows up to 15 m tall, is potentially the most invasive and damaging weed of rainforests of Pacific islands. In moist conditions, it grows rapidly, tolerates shade, and produces abundant seed that is effectively dispersed by birds and accumulates in a large, persistent soil seed-bank. Introduced to the Hawaiian Islands in 1961… CONTINUE READING

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