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​Common Name​Scientific Name

alligator weed

​Alternanthera philoxeroides

rosary pea

Abrus precatorius

earleaf acacia

​​Acacia auriculiformis

​red sandalwood, red beadtree

Adenanthera pavonina​

​sisal hemp

Agave sisalana

woman's tongue

Albizia lebbeck

​sessile joyweed

Alternanthera sessilis

​coral vine

​Antigonon leptopus

shoebutton

​Ardisia elliptica

giant reed

Arundo donax

​Sprenger's asparagus fern

Asparagus aethiopicus ​

​Chinese violet

Asystasia gangetica

orchid tree (mountain ebony)

​Bauhinia variegata

​Javanese bishopwood

Bischofia javanica

​Browne's blechum

Blechum pyramidatum​

paper mulberry

Broussonetia papyrifera

​basketplant                      

​Callisia fragrans

river sheoak

Casuarina cunninghamiana

Australian-pine

Casuarina equisetifolia

suckering Australian-pine (gray sheoak)

​Casuarina glauca

dayflowering jessamine

Cestrum diurnum

​lamb's quarters                   

​Chenopodium album

​Mexican tea                    

Chenopodium ambrosioides

camphortree

Cinnamomum camphora

wild taro (coco yam)

​Colocasia esculenta

latherleaf

Colubrina asiatica

​Madagascar rubbervine

​Cryptostegia madagascariensis

carrotwood

​Cupaniopsis anacardioides

​bermudagrass                   

Cynodon dactylon

​umbrella plant                

Cyperus involucratus

miniature flatsedge (dwarf papyrus)

Cyperus prolifer

​nutgrass                 

​Cyperus rotundus

​Indian rosewood                    

​Dalbergia sissoo

​white yam (water yam)

​Dioscorea alata

air potato (air yam)

​Dioscorea bulbifera​

​barnyardgrass                     

Echinochloa crus-galli

​common water hyacinth

​Eichhornia crassipes

​Indian goosegrass

Eleusine indica

​golden pothos                     

Epipremnum pinnatum

​Surinam cherry

Eugenia uniflora

​council tree                     

​Ficus altissima

Indian laurel

Ficus microcarpa

​governor's plum                 

Flacourtia indica

​limpograss                    

​Hemarthria altissima

​waterthyme (hydrilla)

Hydrilla verticillata

​ Indian swampweed (miramar weed)

Hygrophila polysperma

​trompetilla (West Indian marsh grass)

Hymenachne amplexicaulis

cogongrass

​Imperata cylindrica

hairy indigo                      

​Indigofera hirsuta

​bush morning-glory (gloria de la manana)                     

Ipomoea carnea

​tievine

​Ipomoea cordatotriloba

​ivyleaf morning-glory

Ipomoea hederacea​

 cypressvine

​Ipomoea quamoclit

​littlebell                   

​Ipomoea triloba

gold coast jasmine

Jasminum dichotomum

Brazilian jasmine

​Jasminum fluminense

​Arabian jasmine                      

Jasminum sambac

life plant (cathedral bells)

Kalanchoe pinnata

lantana

​Lantana camara

​white leadtree

​Leucaena leucocephala

glossy privet

​Ligustrum lucidum

Chinese privet

Ligustrum sinese​

Asian marshweed

Limnophila sessiliflora​

​Japanese honeysuckle

​Lonicera japonica

​Japanese climbing fern

​Lygodium japonicum

old world climbing fern

​Lygodium microphyllum

catclawvine

Macfadyena unguis-cati

sapodilla

Manilkara zapota

​black medick                     

Medicago lupulina

​punktree (melaleuca)

Melaleuca quinquenervia

Chinaberrytree

​Melia azedarach

​yellow sweetclover                     

​Melilotus officinalis

​white mulberry                   

Morus alba

sacred bamboo

Nandina domestica

​tuberous sword fern                     

​Nephrolepis cordifolia

Asian sword fern               

​Nephrolepis multiflora

​Burmareed (silkreed)

Neyraudia reynaudiana

crested floating heart

Nymphoides cristata

skunkvine

​Paederia foetida

guineagrass

Panicum maxima

torpedograss

​Panicum repens

​bahiagrass                     

Paspalum notatum

vaseygrass

​Paspalum urvillei

​twolobe passionflower 

​Passiflora biflora

​mission grass                    

​Pennisetum polystachion

​napiergrass, elephantgrass

​Pennisetum purpureum

​Senegal date palm                   

Phoenix reclinata​

​Mascarene Island leaf-flower

​Phyllanthus tenellus

​chamber bitter  

Phyllanthus urinaria

​water lettuce

Pistia stratiotes

spotted lady's thumb

Polygonum persicaria

​strawberry guava

Psidium cattleianum

guava

Psidium guajava

Chinese ladder brake

​Pteris vittata

kudzu

​Pueraria montana

​wild radish                

Raphanus raphanistrum

rose myrtle

​Rhodomyrtus tomentosus

​rose natalgrass                  

​Rhynchelytrum repens

castorbean

​Ricinus communis

Mexican bluebell, Britton's wild petunia

Ruellia tweediana

​mother-in-law's tongue (iguanatail)

​Sansevieria hyacinthoides

​Chinese tallowtree                     

​Sapium sebiferum

​beach naupaka

​Scaevola taccada

​Australian umbrella tree (octopus tree)

Schefflera actinophylla

Brazilian pepper

Schinus terebinthifolius

Wright's (lakeshore) nutrush

​Scleria lacustris

​candlestick plant

​Senna alata

valamuerto

​Senna pendula

​danglepod                      

​Sesbania herbacea

rattlebox

​Sesbania punicea

​twoleaf nightshade                     

​Solanum diphyllum

​aquatic soda apple (wetland nightshade)

​Solanum tampicense

turkeyberry

Solanum torvum

​tropical soda apple

Solanum viarum

Johnsongrass

Sorghum halepense

​creeping oxeye

Sphagneticola trilobata

​queen palm

Syagrus romanzoffiana

​American evergreen

​Syngonium podophyllum

Java plum

​Syzygium cumini

​Malabar plum

Syzygium jambos

​mahoe

Talipariti tiliaceum

​West Indian (tropical) almond)

​Terminalia catappa

​Australian almond

Terminalia muelleri

portia tree

Thespesia populnea

small-leaf spiderwort

Tradescantia fluminensis

​oysterplant (boatlily)

Tradescantia spathacea

​Jamaican feverplant

Tribulus cistoides

​puncturevine

Tribulus terrestris

Caesarweed

Urena lobata

paragrass

Urochloa mutica

​simpleleaf chastetree

​Vitex trifolia

​Washington fan palm

​Washingtonia robusta

​arrowleaf elephantear

​Xanthosoma sagittifolium

​oriental false hawksbeard

Youngia japonica​

 

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