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Merremia (446) Print Fact Sheet

Relates to: Weeds


Common Name


Scientific Name

Merremia peltata. It is a member of the Convolvulaceae.

 AUTHORS Grahame Jackson, Aradhana Deesh & Mani Mua
Information from 1Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press, Melbourne; CABI (2019) Merremia peltata. Invasive Species Compendium. Invasive Species Compendium. (; and Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (2009) Merremia peltata (L.) Merr., Convolvulaceae. (; and from Global Invasive Species Database (2020) Species profile: Merremia peltata. ( Photo Paitia Nagalevu, SPC, Land Resources Division, Suva, Fiji.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland, in association with the Pacific Community and Koronivia Research Station, Ministry of Agriculture, Fiji.

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