Taxon: Morella faya (Aiton) Wilbur

Genus: Morella
Family: Myricaceae
Nomen number: 413127
Place of publication: Sida 16:103, in adnot. 1994
Name Verified on: 05-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Plant Invasion, as Myrica faya; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands

  • Naturalized:

  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Hawaii Department of Agriculture List of plant species designated as noxious weeds for eradication or control purposes. 1992 (L NWeeds Hawaii)
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)


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