SAPIA News Issue 45 (July 2017)

  • Chinese hollygrape (Mahonia oiwakensis): a newly detected weed
  • Coral cactus (Austrocylindropuntia vestita): first record in the Eastern Cape
  • Newly recorded weeds in SAPIA: elephant’s foot (Elephantopus mollis); Himalayan knotweed (Persicaria wallichii); bracelet honey myrtle (Melaleuca armillaris); bridal bouquet (Poranopsis paniculata)
  • Publication review: naturalised alien flora of the world

SAPIA News Issue 44 (April 2017)

  • Status of Biological Invasions in South Africa
  • Beautiful but invasive European gorse (Ulex europaeus)
  • Pine cone cactus (Tephrocactus articulatus)

SAPIA News Issue 43 (January 2017)

  • From drought to family – famine weed (Parthenium hysterophorus)
  • Red-flowering tea tree (Melaleuca hypericifolia)
  • Invasive aliens in the southern Cape
  • Needle bush (Vachellia farnesiana) naturalised in central KwaZulu-Natal

SAPIA News Issue 42 (October 2016)

  • Weed alert: pitch apple (Clusia rosea)
  • Weed alert: Henry’s St. John’s wort (Hypericum pseudohenryi)
  • Empress tree (Paulownia tomentosa)

SAPIA News Issue 41 (July 2016)

  • Major invaders requiring urgent intervention
  • Major invaders with biological control in progress – pompom weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum); famine weed (Parthenium hysterophorus); yellow bells (Tecoma stans)
  • Biological control successes – acacias and azolla

SAPIA News Issue 40 (April 2016)

  • Yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus): not so pretty – stop the spread
  • New biological control initiatives against poisonous inkberries (Cestrum)
  • New and confusing cacti: Austrocylindropuntia verschaffeltii; Cereus aethiops; Trichocereus pachanoi
  • Summary of contents: SAPIA News 31-40

SAPIA News Issue 39 (January 2016)

  • Invasive alien ornamental plants in the Northern Cape
  • Durban’s weedy alien melastomes – possible new invaders (Heterocentrum sp.)
  • Purple glory bush (Tibouchina urvilleana)
  • Pompom weed: an update on biological control

SAPIA News Issue 38 (October 2015)

  • A first global database of naturalised alien flora
  • Global exchange and accumulation of non-native plants
  • Snake cactus (Peniocereus serpentinus)

SAPIA News Issue 37 (July 2015)

  • Morning-glory bush (Ipomoea carnea fistulosa) – a toxic invader of dams and rivers
  • Skeleton weed (Chondrilla juncea): a potential ecological threat to the Eastern Cape
  • Conserve biodiversity: cultivate the indigenous Sansevieria species

SAPIA News Issue 36 (April 2015)

  • Kudzu vine (Pueraria montana lobata)
  • Strangler cactus (Harrisia balansae)
  • Bilberry cactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans)
  • Lindenleaf sage (Salvia tiliifolia) – control this invader