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Alien invasive species: photo gallery
Plants Animals

This section is meant to make photographs of alien invasive species available for easier identification.

If you have pictures in digital format and would like to cooperate with us, contact our Secretariat. Please get in touch before sending them in order to receive information on resolution and file size. We'll also need information on the species and localities where the pictures were taken.

To see the pictures, just click on the species of your interest.

Plants

Shrubs
Calotropis gigantea (L.) R. Br. - Calotrope
Calotropis procera (Ait.) R. Br. - Algodão-de-seda
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) P. Mill. - Indian fig
Ricinus communis L. - Castor oil plant
Spartium junceum L. - Spanish broom
Ulex europaeus L. - Gorse
Urena lobata L.- Aramina
Trees
Acacia auriculiformis A. Cunn. ex Benth. - Papuan wattle
Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd - Sallow wattle
Acacia mangium Willd. - Forest mangrove
Acacia mearnsii De Wild - Black wattle
Aleurites moluccana Wild - Nogueira-de-iguape
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam. - Jackfruit
Azadirachta indica A. Juss. - Neem
Casuarina equisetifolia L. - Australian pine
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f. - Sour orange
Eriobotrya japonica Lindl. - Japanese medlar
Eucalyptus spp. L'Hér - Gum tree
Grevillea robusta A. Cunn. ex R. Br - Silk oak
Hovenia dulcis Thunb. - Japanese cherry
Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit. - Leucaena
Ligustrum japonicum Thunb. - Tree privet
Ligustrum lucidum W. T. Aiton - Tree privet
Ligustrum vulgare L. - Tree privet
Mangifera indica L. - Mangueira
Melia azedarach L. - China berry
Mimosa caesalpiniifolia Benth. - Cebiá
Morus alba L. - Amoreira
Morus nigra L. - Amoreira
Musa ornata Roxb. - French plantain
Musa rosacea Jacq. - Flowering rose banana
Pinus caribaea Morelet - Caribbean pine
Pinus elliottii Engelm. - Pinus
Pinus taeda L. - Pinus
Pittosporum undulatum Vent. - Orange pittosporum
Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC. - Thorny kiawe
Psidium guajava L. - Guava tree
Schizolobium parahyba (Vellozo) S. F. Blake.- Bacurubu
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv. - African-tulip-tree
Syzygium jambolanum (Lam.) DC. - Black plum
Bromeliad form
Furcraea gigantea Vent. - Sisal
Herbs, including grasses
Ammi majus L. - Ammi
Andropogon gayanus Kunth. - Bluestem
Bambusa sp. Schreb. - Bamboo
Bambusa textilis McClure gracillis - Bambu-de-jardim
Brachiaria spp. (Trin.) Griseb. - Braquiária
Brachiaria brizantha (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Stapf. - Braquiárião
Brachiaria decumbens Stapf. - Braquiária
Brachiaria dictyoneura (Fig. & De Not.) Stapf. - Braquiária
Brachiaria humidicola (Rendle) Schweick. - Braquiária
Brachiaria mutica (Forsk.) Stapf. - Braquiária
Brachiaria ruziziensis R. Germ. & Evrard. - Braquiária
Cenchrus ciliaris L. - Buffel grass
Centella asiatica (L.) UrbaN - Centela
Chrysanthemum myconis L. - mal-me-quer
Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten. - Bull thistle
Cortaderia selloana (Schult. & Schult. F.) Asch. & Graebn. - Pampas grass
Crocosmia crocosmiiflora (W. A. Nicholson) N.E.Br. - Tritônia
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers. - Grama-seda
Cyperus rotundus L. - Tiririca
Eragrostis plana Nees - Love grass
Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham., ex Sm. - Red ginger
Hedychium coronarium J. König. - White ginger
Hedychium gardnerianum - Gengibre-de-kahili
Hyparrhenia rufa (Nees) Stapf. - Jaraguagrass
Impatiens walleriana Hook. f. - Impatiens
Isotoma longiflora J. Presl. - Arrebenta-boi
Melinis minutiflora Beauv. - Molasses grass
Ophiopogon japonicus (L.f.) Ker Gawl. - Lilyturf
Panicum maximum Jacq. - Buffalo grass
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach - Elephant-grass
Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) C.E. Hubb. - Capim-gafanhoto
Senecio madagascariensis Poir.
Tradescantia fluminensis Vell. - Trapoeraba
Tradescantia zebrina Hort. Ex Loud - Lambari
Palms
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana H. Wendl. & Drude.- Bangalow palm
Climbers
Asparagus setaceus Kunth - Asparagus
Cassytha filiformis L. - Cipó-de-chumbo
Lonicera japonica Thunb. ex Murray. - Japanese honeysuckle
Passiflora alata Dryander. - Maracujá
Pueraria phaseoloides (Roxb.) Benth. - Puerária
Sechium edule (Jacq.) Sw. - Chayote
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims - Black-eye susan vine
Thunbergia grandiflora Roxb.- Tumbérgia-azul

Animals
Invertebrados terrestres
Achatina fulica Bowdich - Giant African snail
Pheidole megacephala Fabricius - Big-headed-ant
Invertebrados aquáticos - marinhos
Litopenaeus vannamei Boone - Whiteleg shrimp
Reptiles
Trachemys dorbigni Duméril and Bibron - Tigre-d'água
Trachemys scripta Schoepff elegans Wied-Neuwied - Red-eared slider
Mammals
Capra hircus Linnaeus - Goat
Sus scrofa Linnaeus - Feral pig

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