portia tree USDA PLANTS Symbol: THPO3
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Hardwood Trees Shrub or Subshrub
Thespesia populnea (L.) Soland. ex Correa

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Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Malvales: Malvaceae
Synonym(s): portiatree, seaside mahoe, headache tree
Native Range: pantropicaal (GRIN)

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Tree(s); Habit
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Foliage; In dibbles
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Tree(s); In dibbles
Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org
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Foliage;
Dan Clark, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s);
Dan Clark, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org
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Flower(s); Blossom and foliage, Bonaire, December 2006
William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s);
Dan Clark, USDI National Park Service, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Fruits, dyed orange (left) and yellow (right), top view.
Christina Southwick, USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Fruits, dyed orange (left) and yellow (right), lateral view.
Christina Southwick, USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST, Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Several fruits.
Lebermuth Company, , Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Fruits showing net covering.
Lyndon Photography, , Bugwood.org
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Fruit(s); Fruit, close-up.
Lyndon Photography, , Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts and records obtained from USDA Plants Database. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
 


State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Everglades National Park (Florida)



Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council
Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007