Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi; Sapindales: Anacardiaceae), native to South America, is considered one of the worst upland invasive species in Florida (Schmitz et al.
latiforceps Burckhardt induce open-pit galls on the leaves of Brazilian peppertree in the states of Santa Catarina and Bahia (Burckhardt & Basset 2000; Burckhardt et al.
The insect fauna associated with the invasive weed Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia Raddi; Sapindales: Anacardiaceae; hereafter Schinus) in Florida, USA includes 115 species of mostly generalist herbivores, predators, and flower-feeders (Cassani 1986; Cassani et al.
Arthropods on Brazilian peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius (Anacardiaceae), in south Florida.
Furthermore, Brazilian peppertree populations in Florida are the result of 2 separate introductions from different parts of the native range resulting in the establishment of 2 cpDNA haplotypes (A and B) and their hybrids (Williams et al.
8 million controlling Brazilian peppertree (Rodgers et al.
In central and south Florida, Brazilian peppertree occupies more than 2,833 [km.
Brazilian peppertree out competes native species by exhibiting fast growth, prolific seed production, and vigorous resprouting, and it tolerates a wide range of growing conditions including high salinity, moisture, and shade (Ewel 1979; Ewe and Sternberg 2005, 2007).
out-competes native species by exhibiting fast growth, prolific seed production, vigorous re-sprouting, and tolerating a wide range of growing conditions (Ewel 1979).
(Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, Anacardiaceae) is a Neotropical species whose native range extends along the Atlantic coast of Brazil, from Recife south to Rio Grande do Sul, and west to north-eastern Argentina and adjacent Paraguay (Barkley 1944, 1957, unpublished data).
, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, native to Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay (Barkley 1944), is a non-native invasive weed in Florida (Langeland & Burks 2008), California (Randall 2000), Hawaii (Hight et al.
Classical Biological Control of Brazilian Peppertree
(Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida.