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Morella faya

Basic information
Scientific name Morella faya (No picture)
Common names Fire tree
Higher taxon Myricaceae, Myricales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range Azores, Madeira, and Canary Islands, S Portugal.
Habitat Farm area, vacancy, grassland, forest, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Not established in Japan Range in Japan
Route Deliberate: As ornamental plant (to Hawaii)
Impact Potentially: This species forms a dense bush, drops numerous leaves, and disturbs growth of native species.
Native organism(s) affected: Native trees.
Regulation in Japan
Introduced range in other countries Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand
Reference Notes
  • DECO (ed) (2006) Dictionary of Alien Species. Tokyo-Shoseki, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Encyclopedia of Life (Accessed on 2011-1-27)
  • ISSG. Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) (Accessed on 2011-1-27)
  • JWRC (ed) (2008) A Photographic Guide to the Invasive Alien Species in Japan. Heibonsha, Tokyo (in Jpn)
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