Because it is able to flourish in a broad range of environmental conditions and along a large elevational gradient within its home range, it appears to have the. Plume poppy (Bocconia frutescens). Hawaii Pacific Weed Risk Assessment: None. Regulatory Status: Hawaii Noxious Weed List (HAR 68). Prevention and. Tree Poppy, BOCCONIA FRUTESCENS. One plant you can’t miss while driving through the mountains is the shrub shown above. It’s maybe 15 feet high, with.

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Bocconia frutescens (plume poppy)

The anthers dangle from the flower center by their filaments. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Tree Celandine Growing on semi-arid land in Hawaii Photograph by: This area has been identified as a key site targeted for A. Edible Uses None known Medicinal The plant is used externally in the treatment of skin eruptions, chronic ophthalmia and to remove warts[ 46 Title Dictionary of Economic Plants.

The structure of the flower, with anthers dangling from pendent filaments, also suggests adaptations for wind pollination. Chelidonioideae as deduced from a frutedcens phylogeny of the ITS region. The plant life of Cuba. Cryptogamic epiphytes in primary and recovering upper montane oak forests of Costa Rica – species richness, community composition and ecology. Fish and Wildlife Service, Zone 11 is a tropical region that occurs in Hawaii and the lowermost Florida frutrscens and also has mild temperatures and a year-round growing season.


Seed inputs to microsite patch recovery on two Tropandean landslides in Ecuador. Alkaloids from Bocconia frutescens and biological activity of their extracts. Description Top of page The following is adapted from Wagner et al.

Intentional introduction and cultivation of B. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent Islands: Fruteescens varieties are recognized including Bocconia frutescens var.

On the island of Maui, Hawaii, Medeiros et al. Bocconia frutescens distribution on the island of Hawaii. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory.

Bocconia frutescens

Holz I, Gradstein SR, It was introduced to Hawaii as a garden plant aroundand it promptly spread to the surrounding forests and other wild habitat. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 35 1: Hawaii’s high-profile invasive species.

Pathway Causes Top of page Cause Notes Long Distance Local References Digestion and excretion Non-native birds frequently consume and disperse seeds within the invaded range Yes Chimera and Drake, ; Johnson and Nishida, Flooding and other natural disasters Frequently encountered in gulches below infestation site – seeds washed down during heavy rains Yes Benitez and Saulibio, Horticulture Cultivated as an ornamental Yes Riffle, Internet sales Promoted as an ornamental Yes Yes DavesGarden, Medicinal use Used and cultivated within native range for a variety of medicinal purposes Yes Duke, Frutescenx purposes Cultivated as an ornamental Yes Yes DavesGarden, ; Riffle, Endangered Hawaii Competition – monopolizing resources; Competition – shading.

Species diversity and reproductive mechanisms in Jamaican trees.

Medeiros AC, Allmen Evon, Don’t need the entire report? San Juan, Puerto Rico: Detection and Inspection Top of page B.


San Jose, Costa Rica: Andres Botas, 53 pp. Distribution Top of page B. There are many leaves toward the ends furtescens the branches. Here, Tree Poppy is just an attractive element of the local flora and no one would think of it as weedy. It also forms a long-lived seed bank, is able to resprout after repeated cutting and requires herbicide applications for effective control.

Bocconia frutescens Images – Useful Tropical Plants

Manual frutsecens the flowering plants of Hawaii. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Bocconia frutescens plume poppy, parrot-weed, tree celandine ; resprouting, after a cut stump treatment with no herbicide application.

Benitez and Saulibio, ; Fruteescens Museum, Title Seedling recruitment Caption Bocconia frutescens parrot-weed, plume poppy, tree celandine seedling recruitment in the understory of the Auwahi dry forest restoration site. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

With its multiple-trunked, bushy growth habit, a single tree can occupy a fairly substantial amount of area close to the ground, which appears to prevent the establishment of other plants beneath it.

Bocconia frutescens Images

Data Source and Documentation. Roehrs Company, pp. Bocconia frutescens parrot-weed, plume poppy, tree celandine ; inflorescence.