Authors: Benjamin C. Stone
Publication: Benjamin C. Stone. 1970. The flora of Guam; a manual for the identification of the vascular plants of the island. Micronesica, Volume 6. University of Guam. Agana, Guam. 659 pages.
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Locality: Micronesia (Guam) (13.454070, 144.779210)
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Foreword | Preface | Table of Contents | About Ben Stone

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART 1
I. Introduction and Botanical History.
II. Plan of the Work.
III. Geography, Topography, Climate and Soils.
IV. Vegetation.
V. Phytogeography.
VI. Forest and other plant resources.
VII. Forest reserves, protected areas, and parks.
VIII. Agriculture.
IX. Gardens and horticulture.
X. How to collect and preserve plants for study.
XI. Future botanical work in Guam: unsolved problems.

PART 2
I. Keys to Major Plant Groups. Key to Non-Vascular Plants.
Key to Major Groups of Vascular Plants.
II. Psilophyta, Lepidophyta, Pteridophyta; keys and descriptions
III. Class Gymnospermae; keys and descriptions.
IV. Angiospermae; keys and descriptions.
V. Index to scientific names.
VI. Index of English and other Non-chamorro vernacular names.
VII. Index of Chamorro vernacular names.
Plates 1-15.

MAPS
Map 1.
Map 2. Guam. Main Localities and roads.
Map 3. Soil Map of Guam. North: Limestone. South: laterites, basalts, argillaceous soils, etc. Note extensive limestone 'mesa' in N. Guam.


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Families: 135
Genera: 477
Species: 717 (species rank)
Total Taxa: 724 (including subsp. and var.)

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Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Subshrub
Introduced, Tree
Acalypha hispida Burm. f. - bristly copperleaf
Introduced, Shrub
Acalypha indica L. - Indian copperleaf
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Achyranthes aspera L. - devil's horsewhip
Indigenous, Subshrub
Indigenous, Subshrub
Acrostichum aureum L. - golden leatherfern
Indigenous, Fern ally
Adenanthera pavonina L. - red sandlewood
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Fern ally
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Ageratum conyzoides L. - tropical whiteweed
Introduced, Herb
Aglaonema commutatum Schott - Philippine evergreen
Introduced, Herb
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth. - woman's-tongue tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Allamanda cathartica L. - golden trumpet
Introduced, Shrub
Allium cepa L. - garden onion
Introduced, Herb
Allium sativum L. - cultivated garlic
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Shrub-Tree
Introduced, Herb
Amaranthus tricolor L. - Joseph's-coat
Introduced, Herb
Amaranthus viridis L. - slender amaranth
Introduced, Herb
Ammannia coccinea Rottb. - purple ammannia
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Annona reticulata L. - custard apple
Introduced, Tree
Annona squamosa L. - sugar apple
Introduced, Tree
Antidesma bunius (L.) Spreng. - Herbert River cherry
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Areca catechu L. - betel palm
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Aristolochia elegans Mast. - elegant dutchman's pipe
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Graminoid
Asclepias curassavica L. - wild ipecacuanha
Introduced, Herb
Asparagus aethiopicus L. - Sprenger's asparagus fern
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Asparagus plumosus Baker - common asparagus fern
Introduced, Herb
Asplenium nidus L. - Hawai'i birdnest fern
Indigenous, Fern
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Graminoid
Barleria cristata L. - crested Philippine violet
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Tree
Bauhinia monandra Kurz - Napoleon's plume
Introduced, Tree
Bauhinia tomentosa L. - St. Thomas tree
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Fern
Introduced, Herb
Blumea laciniata (Roxb.) DC. - cutleaf false oxtongue
Introduced, Herb
Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd. - great bougainvillea
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Shrub
Caesalpinia crista L. - gray nicker
Indigenous, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Herb
Calamus sp. L. - calamus
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Shrub
Capsicum annuum L. - cayenne pepper
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Shrub
Caryota urens L. - jaggery palm
Introduced, Tree
Cassia fistula L. - golden shower
Introduced, Tree
Cassia javanica L. - apple blossom
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Vine
Casuarina equisetifolia L. - common ironwood
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G.Don - Madagascar periwinkle
Introduced, Herb
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn. - silk cotton tree
Introduced, Tree
Celosia argentea L. - silver cock's comb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Graminoid
Cenchrus echinatus L. - field sandbur
Introduced, Graminoid
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Graminoid
Ceratophyllum demersum L. - common hornwort
Indigenous, Vine
Endemic, Fern ally
Endemic, Tree
Cestrum diurnum L. - Puerto Rico jessamine
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Subshrub
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Cissus sp. - treebind
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Citrus reticulata Blanco - Satsuma mandarin
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Cleome viscosa L. - Asian spiderflower
Introduced, Herb
Clitoria ternatea L. - Asian pigeonwings
Introduced, Vine
Cocos nucifera L. - Coconut Palm
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Shrub
Coffea arabica L. - Arabian coffee
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Coffea liberica Hiern - Liberian coffee
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Herb
Commelina benghalensis L. - Benghal dayflower
Indigenous, Herb
Commelina diffusa Burm.f. - spreading dayflower
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Subshrub
Cordia dichotoma G.Forst. - fragrant manjack
Introduced, Tree
Cordia sebestena L. - largeleaf geigertree
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Shrub
Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt. - Atkinson's tickseed
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Crinum asiaticum L. - poisonbulb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Crotalaria spectabilis Roth - showy crotalaria
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Cucumis melo L. - snake cucumber
Introduced, Vine
Cucumis sativus L. - garden cucumber
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne - crookneck squash
Introduced, Vine
Cucurbita pepo L. - vegetable marrow
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Fern ally
Cycas circinalis L. - queen sago
Indigenous, Cycad
Indigenous, Fern
Cyclosorus parasiticus (L.) Farw. - parasitic maiden fern
Indigenous, Fern
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Graminoid
Indigenous, Shrub-Tree
Introduced, Herb
Cyperus compressus L. - poorland flatsedge
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Cyperus cyperoides (L.) Kuntze - Pacific island flatsedge
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Cyperus involucratus Rottb. - umbrella flatsedge
Introduced, Herb
Cyperus iria L. - ricefield flatsedge
Indigenous, Herb
Cyperus javanicus Houtt. - Javanese flatsedge
Indigenous, Herb
Cyperus ligularis L. - Alabama swamp flatsedge
Introduced, Herb
Cyperus odoratus L. - eared flatsedge
Introduced, Herb
Cyperus polystachyos Rottb. - manyspike flatsedge
Introduced, Herb
Cyperus rotundus L. - purple nutsedge
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Orchid
Introduced, Vine
Derris trifoliata Lour. - threeleaf derris
Indigenous, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Herb
Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC. - threeflower ticktrefoil
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Shrub-Tree
Dianella ensifolia (L.) DC. - cerulean flaxlily
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Fern ally
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Graminoid
Indigenous, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Indigenous, Graminoid
Indigenous, Graminoid
Dioscorea alata L. - winged yam
Introduced, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Tree
Diospyros kaki Thunb. - Chinese persimmon
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Dodonaea viscosa Jacq. - hopseed bush
Indigenous, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Duranta erecta L. - golden dewdrops
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Herb
Egeria densa Planch. - South American waterweed
Indigenous, Herb
Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms - floating waterhyacinth
Introduced, Herb
Elaeagnus sp. - silverberry
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Elaeis guineensis Jacq. - African oil palm
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Emilia sonchifolia (L) DC - lilac tasselflower
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Erythrina variegata L. - tiger's claw
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Endemic, Shrub
Endemic, Shrub
Indigenous, Shrub-Tree
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Endemic, Subshrub
Introduced, Herb
Euphorbia hirta L. - pillpod sandmat
Introduced, Herb
Euphorbia hypericifolia L. - graceful sandmat
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Euphorbia neriifolia L. - Indian spurgetree
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Euphorbia tirucalli L. - Indiantree spurge
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Tree
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Tree
Indigenous, Tree
Ficus pumila L. - climbingfig
Introduced, Vine
Indigenous, Tree
Indigenous, Herb
Fimbristylis cymosa R. Br. - tropical fimbry
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Graminoid
Geophila repens (L.) I.M. Johnst. - corrida yerba de guava
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Gomphrena globosa L. - common globe amaranth
Introduced, Herb
Gomphrena serrata L. - arrasa con todo
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Fern ally
Gossypium barbadense L. - Creole cotton
Introduced, Shrub
Gossypium hirsutum L. - Marie Galante cotton
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Tree
Guaiacum officinale L. - lignum-vitae
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Tree
Indigenous, Herb
Heliotropium anomalum Hook. & Arn. - Polynesian heliotrope
Indigenous, Herb
Heliotropium arborescens L. - garden heliotrope
Introduced, Subshrub
Introduced, Herb
Endemic, Tree
Hibiscus mutabilis L. - Dixie rosemallow
Introduced, Shrub
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis L. - Chinese hibiscus
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Fern ally
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Hyptis capitata Jacq. - false ironwort
Introduced, Subshrub
Hyptis mutabilis (Rich.) Briq. - tropical bushmint
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Impatiens balsamina L. - spotted snapweed
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Tree
Introduced, Vine
Ipomoea aquatica Forssk. - water spinach
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Ipomoea hederacea Jacq. - ivyleaf morningglory
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Ipomoea indica (Burm.) Merr. - blue morningglory
Indigenous, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Ipomoea triloba L. - Krug's white morningglory
Introduced, Vine
Ipomoea violacea L. - heavenlyblue morningglory
Indigenous, Vine
Iresine herbstii Hook. - Herbst's bloodleaf
Introduced, Herb
Indigenous, Graminoid
Indigenous, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Shrub
Ixora coccinea L. - scarlet jungleflame
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Shrub
Introduced, Vine
Jasminum officinale L. - poet's jasmine
Introduced, Shrub
Jatropha curcas L. - physic nut
Introduced, Shrub
Jatropha gossypiifolia L. - bellyache bush
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Shrub
Kyllinga brevifolia Rottb. - shortleaf spikesedge
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Introduced, Tree
Lantana camara L. - nettleleaf shrubverbena
Introduced, Shrub
Laportea interrupta (L.) Chew - Hawai'i woodnettle
Indigenous, Herb
Lavandula angustifolia Mill. - English lavender
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Indigenous, Herb
Limnophila indica (L.) Druce - Indian marshweed
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Herb
Lindernia antipoda (L.) Alston - sparrow false pimpernel
Indigenous, Herb
Lindernia procumbens (Krock.) Philcox - prostrate false pimpernel
Indigenous, Herb
Lindsaea ensifolia Sw. - graceful necklace fern
Indigenous, Fern ally
Lindsaea repens (Bory) Thwaites - creeping necklace fern
Indigenous, Fern ally
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Herb
Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H.Raven - Mexican primrose-willow
Introduced, Herb
Luffa acutangula (L.) Roxb. - sinkwa towelsponge
Introduced, Vine
Indigenous, Vine
Indigenous, Tree
Indigenous, Fern ally
Lysimachia mauritiana Lam. - spoonleaf yellow loosestrife
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Herb
Indigenous, Shrub-Tree
Malachra capitata (L.) L. - malva de caballo
Introduced, Subshrub
Malachra fasciata Jacq. - roadside leafbract
Introduced, Subshrub
Malpighia coccigera L. - Singapore holly
Introduced, Shrub
Malpighia glabra L. - Barbados cherry
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Shrub
Manihot glaziovii Müll.Arg. - ceara rubbertree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Herb
Melia azedarach L. - white cedar
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Shrub
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Vine
Metroxylon amicarum (H. Wendl.) Becc. - Caroline ivory nutpalm
Introduced, Tree
Indigenous, Fern ally
Indigenous, Tree
Mimosa pudica L. - shameplant
Introduced, Vine
Mimusops elengi L. - Spanish cherry
Introduced, Tree
Mirabilis jalapa L. - common four-o'clock
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Morella rubra Lour. - red bayberry
Introduced, Tree
Morinda citrifolia L. - Indian mulberry
Indigenous, Shrub
Indigenous, Vine
Moringa oleifera Lam. - horseradishtree
Introduced, Tree
Morus alba L. - mulberry
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Indigenous, Vine
Introduced, Vine
Muntingia calabura L. - strawberrytree
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Shrub-Tree
Indigenous, Fern
Indigenous, Fern
Indigenous, Fern
Indigenous, Orchid
Nicotiana tabacum L. - cultivated tobacco
Introduced, Herb
Nymphaea sp. L. - water lily
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Ocimum americanum L. - hoary basil
Introduced, Herb
Ocimum basilicum L. - sweet basil
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Introduced, Shrub
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Herb
Ophioglossum nudicaule L.f. - least adder's-tongue
Indigenous, Fern ally
Ophioglossum pendulum L. - Old World adder's-tongue
Indigenous, Fern ally
Introduced, Graminoid
Oxalis corniculata L. - yellow wood sorrel
Indigenous, Herb
Introduced, Tree
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Indigenous, Graminoid
Introduced, Graminoid
Indigenous, Graminoid