SAPIA News Issue 15 (April 2010)

  • SAPIA – the past five years and the next five years
  • Swift action against pompom weed – KwaZulu-Natal
  • SAPIA – what has been achieved over the past five years?
  • A national plan of action for pompom weed (Campuloclinium macrocephalum)
  • Ant tree (Triplaris americana)
  • Emerging ornamental weeds – great mullein (Verbascum sp.); veined verbena (Verbena rigida); slender arrowhead (Sagittaria platyphylla)

SAPIA News Issue 14 (January 2010)

  • Pompom weed in KZN Drakensberg
  • Invasive alien plants at foothills of KZN Drakensberg
  • Emerging ornamental weeds – Goldencup St Johnswort (Hypericum patulum)
  • Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica)
  • Ash-leaved maple (Acer negundo)
  • Biological control of invasive plants

SAPIA News Issue 13 (October 2009)

  • Tree wisteria – proudly South African and non-invasive
  • Mistflower (Ageratina riparia) – have you seen this plant?
  • Invasive alien plants in the Overstrand District of the SW Cape
  • Emerging ornamental weeds – stiff-leaved bottlebrush (Callistemon rigidus)
  • Broadleaf paperbark (Melaleuca quinquenervia)
  • Coastal banksia (Banksia integrifolia)

SAPIA News Issue 12 (July 2009)

  • Focus on Eucalypts (gum trees)
  • Lantana ‘Sundancer’ stocks destroyed
  • Eucalypts in South Africa
  • Guide to identification of invasive Eucalypts

SAPIA News Issue 11 (April 2009)

  • NEMBA regulations published for public comment
  • Invasive hedge plants in the former Transkei
  • Port St Johns threatened by invasive alien plants
  • Emerging ornamental plants – coral bush (Ardisia crenata)
  • Tall kangaroo paw (Aniganthos flavidus)
  • Australian crimson oak (Grevillea banksii)

SAPIA News Issue 10 (January 2009)

  • Are we fighting a losing battle against invasive alien plants?
  • Pompom weed control – KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State
  • Gardener’s guide to selecting non-invasive alien plants
  • Common misconceptions: cultivars and sterile plants
  • Emerging ornamental weeds – coreopsis (Coreopsis lanceolata)
  • Yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus); bilberry cactus (Myrtillocactus geometrizans)

SAPIA News Issue 9 (October 2008)

  • SANBI launches emerging invasive alien species project
  • Pompom weed alert
  • Weeds and invasive plants in the Karoo and Garden Route
  • Emerging ornamental weeds – Madeira vine (Anredera cordifolia)
  • Greater periwinkle (Vinca major)
  • Bottlebrushes (Callistemon sp.)

SAPIA News Issue 8 (July 2008)

  • New reports available at WIP
  • Focus on acacias
  • Key to identification of invasive acacias (wattles)
  • Australian invasive acacias (Acacia sp.)
  • Kangaroo wattle (Acacia paradoxa)
  • Screw-pod wattle (Acacia implexa)

SAPIA News Issue 7 (April 2008)

  • SAPIA Phase II reminders and updates
  • Chemical and biological control of pompom weed
  • Progress with legislation
  • Emerging invasive grasses – reed sweet grass (Glyceria maxima)
  • Tussock paspalum (Paspalum quadrifarium)
  • Lindenleaf sage (Salvia tiliifolia); creeping knotweed (Persicaria capitata); polka-dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya)

SAPIA News Issue 6 (January 2008)

  • Pompom weed update
  • Invasive alien plants in Mpumalanga
  • Burgan, kanuka or white teatree (Kunzea ericoides)
  • Sword ferns (Nephrolepis sp.)
  • Mistflower (Ageratina adenophora)
  • Biological control of invasive plants