Data about <i>Abrus precatorius</i>

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Distribution

 
introduced range includes
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Hawaii, USA
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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Lower 48 United States of America
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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Puerto Rico
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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U. S. Virgin Islands
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
 
geographic distribution
  • geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
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Africa & Madagascar - Madagascar
Missouri Botanical Garden  

Physical Description

 
plant growth habit
  • plant growth habit
    The general growth form of a plant - its size and branching - also its woodiness. Some plants have different growth habits depending on environment or location, so a plant can have more than one value.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PlantHabit
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  
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vine
  • vine
    Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Department of Botany  

Ecology

 
habitat
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forest
  • forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
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hedge
  • hedge
    A dense growth of shrubbery planted as a fence or boundary.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000046
Environments - EOL project  
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island
  • island
    Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000098
Environments - EOL project  
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plain
  • plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
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scrubland
  • scrubland
    Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000300
Environments - EOL project  
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subtropical
Environments - EOL project  
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
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non-marine
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  
 
wetland indicator status (NWPL)
  • wetland indicator status (NWPL)
    Five indicator statuses, or ratings, are used in the United States National Wetland Plant List to designate a plant species’ preference for occurrence in a wetland or upland: Upland (UPL), Facultative Upland (FACU), Facultative (FAC), Facultative Wetland (FACW), and Obligate Wetland (OBL). The statuses represent the estimated probability of a species occurring in wetlands versus nonwetlands in a region.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/WetlandIndicatorStatus
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facultative
National Wetland Plant List  
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upland
National Wetland Plant List  
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upland
National Wetland Plant List  

Life History and Behavior

 
life cycle habit
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perennial
  • perennial
    Of plant duration, a plant whose life span extends over more than two growing seasons, c.f. annual, biennial, ephemeral, of flowering with respect to architecture, hapaxanthic, monocarpic, pleonanthic
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/perennial
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
IRMNG - Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera.  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

 
invasive/noxious listings
  • invasive/noxious listings
    Indicates whether a taxon is listed on a global or regional list of invasive organisms or whether it has special legal status due to its negative impact on human welfare or ecosystems.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/InvasiveNoxiousStatus
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Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Plant List
  • Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Plant List
    Organism is listed in the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council Invasive Plant List (19 October 1999). Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Florida. http://www.fleppc.org/
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/fleppc
USDA NRCS PLANTS Database  

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