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List of prohibited plants

The following Plants are Prohibited from Entry into Solomon Island. There are severe penalties for bringing any one of these plants into the country or for maintaining them.

No.

Scientific name

Common name

1.

Abutilon theophrasti

velvet leaf

2.

Acacia caven

Roman cassie

3.

Acacia confusa

 

4.

Acacia cyclops

coastal wattle

5.

Acacia dealbata

acacia bernier

6.

Acacia decurrens

green wattle

7.

Acacia hockii

 

8.

Acacia karroo

sweet thorn

9.

Acacia longifolia

golden wattle

10.

Acacia mearnsii

Australian black wattle

11.

Acacia melanoxylon

blackwood

12.

Acacia saligna

Port Jackson wattle

13.

Acanthospermum hispidum

bristly starbur

14.

Acer negundo

box elder

15.

Acer platanoides

Norway maple

16.

Acer pseudoplatanus

sycamore

17.

Acroptilon repens

Russian knapweed

18.

Adiantum raddianum

delta maidenhair fern

19.

Aegilops cylindrica

 

20.

Ageratina adenophora

Crofton weed

21.

Ageratina riparia

mistflower

22.

Ailanthus altissima

tree-of-heaven

23.

Aira caryophyllea

silver hairgrass

24.

Albizia julibrissin

silk tree

25.

Alectra vogelii

 

26.

Alhagi maurorum

camelthorn

27.

Alliaria petiolata

garlic mustard

28.

Allium vineale

crow garlic

29.

Alnus glutinosa

European alder

30.

Alopecurus myosuroides

black-grass

31.

Alpinia zerumbet

shell ginger

32.

Alternanthera philoxeroides

alligator weed

33.

Amaranthus blitum

livid amaranth

34.

Amaranthus retroflexus

redroot pigweed

35.

Ambrosia artemisiifolia

common ragweed

36.

Ambrosia psilostachya

perennial ragweed

37.

Ambrosia trifida

giant ragweed

38.

Amelanchier lamarckii

snowy mespilus

39.

Amelanchier spicata

dwarf serviceberry

40.

Anagallis arvensis

scarlet pimpernel

41.

Anredera cordifolia

Madeira vine

42.

Anthemis cotula

dog fennel

43.

Anthoxanthum odoratum

sweet vernal grass

44.

Arceuthobium abietinum

fir dwarf mistletoe

45.

Arceuthobium americanum

lodgepole pine dwarf mistletoe

46.

Arceuthobium campylopodum

western dwarf mistletoe

47.

Arceuthobium douglasii

Douglas-fir dwarf mistletoe

48.

Arceuthobium laricis

larch dwarf mistletoe

49.

Arceuthobium minutissimum

Himalayan dwarf mistletoe

50.

Arceuthobium oxycedri

juniper dwarf mistletoe

51.

Arceuthobium pusillum

eastern dwarf mistletoe

52.

Arceuthobium tsugense

hemlock dwarf mistletoe

53.

Arceuthobium vaginatum

southwestern dwarf mistletoe

54.

Arctotheca calendula

Cape weed

55.

Ardisia elliptica

shoebutton ardisia

56.

Argemone mexicana

Mexican poppy

57.

Aronia x prunifolia

 

58.

Arthraxon hispidus

small carpet grass

59.

Asclepias syriaca

common milkweed

60.

Asparagus asparagoides

bridal creeper

61.

Asparagus densiflorus

asparagus fern

62.

Asphodelus tenuifolius

Onion weed

63.

Avena barbata

slender oat

64.

Avena fatua

wild oat

65.

Avena sterilis

winter wild oat

66.

Azolla filiculoides

water fern

67.

Azolla pinnata

mosquito fern

68.

Baccharis halimifolia

groundsel-bush

69.

Bambusa bambos

thorny bamboo

70.

Berberis thunbergii

Japanese barberry

71.

Borreria latifolia

broadleaf button weed

72.

Brachypodium sylvaticum

slender false brome

73.

Brassica nigra

black mustard

74.

Briza maxima

large quaking grass

75.

Bromus diandrus

great brome

76.

Bromus madritensis

compact brome

77.

Bromus rigidus

ripgut brome

78.

Bromus rubens

red brome

79.

Bromus sterilis

barren brome

80.

Bromus tectorum

downy brome

81.

Buddleja davidii

butterfly bush

82.

Bunias orientalis

Turkish warty-cabbage

83.

Cabomba caroliniana

Carolina fanwort

84.

Callisia fragrans

Basket plant

85.

Campylopus introflexus

 

86.

Capsella bursa-pastoris

shepherd's purse

87.

Carduus nutans

nodding thistle

88.

Carduus pycnocephalus

Italian thistle

89.

Carpobrotus edulis

hottentot fig

90.

Castilla elastica

Mexican rubber tree

91.

Casuarina cunninghamiana

Australian beefwood

92.

Casuarina glauca

scaly oak (Australia)

93.

Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea

 

94.

Caulerpa taxifolia

killer algae

95.

Cecropia peltata

trumpet tree

96.

Celastrus orbiculatus

Asiatic bittersweet

97.

Centaurea diffusa

diffuse knapweed

98.

Centaurea iberica

99.

Centaurea macrocephala

 

100.

Centaurea melitensis

101.

Centaurea solstitialis

yellow starthistle

102.

Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos

spotted knapweed

103.

Chenopodium album

fat hen

104.

Chenopodium murale

Nettle leaf goosefoot

105.

Chromolaena odorata

Siam weed

106.

Chrysanthemoides monilifera

Bone seed

107.

Cinnamomum camphora

camphor laurel

108.

Cinnamomum verum

cinnamon

109.

Cirsium arvense

creeping thistle

110.

Cirsium mexicanum

Mexican thistle

111.

Cirsium vulgare

spear thistle

112.

Clematis vitalba

old man's beard

113.

Cleome rutidosperma

fringed spider flower

114.

Clerodendrum chinense

Chinese glory bower

115.

Clusia rosea

 

116.

Codium fragile subsp. tomentosoides

 

117.

Convolvulus arvensis

bindweed

118.

Conyza canadensis

Canadian fleabane

119.

Conyza sumatrensis

tall fleabane

120.

Cornus sericea

redosier dogwood

121.

Cortaderia jubata

purple pampas grass

122.

Corynocarpus laevigatus

karaka

123.

Crassula helmsii

Australian swamp stonecrop

124.

Crataegus monogyna

hawthorn

125.

Crupina vulgaris

bearded creeper

126.

Cryptostegia madagascariensis

Madagascar rubber vine

127.

Cupaniopsis anacardioides

Carrot wood

128.

Cupressus sempervirens

Mediterranean cypress

129.

Cuscuta epithymum

alfalfa dodder

130.

Cuscuta europaea

European dodder

131.

Cuscuta japonica

Japanese dodder

132.

Cuscuta reflexa

dodder

133.

Cyathea cooperi

Australian tree fern

134.

Cynodon nlemfuensis

African Bermuda-grass

135.

Cynoglossum officinale

hound's tongue

136.

Cyperus esculentus

yellow nutsedge

137.

Cyperus imbricatus

shingle flatsedge

138.

Cyperus meyenianus

Meyen's flatsedge

139.

Cytisus scoparius

broom

140.

Dalbergia melanoxylon

African blackwood

141.

Dalbergia sissoo

 

142.

Datura ferox

fierce thorn apple

143.

Datura stramonium

Jimson weed

144.

Delairea odorata

Cape ivy

145.

Dendrocalamus strictus

male bamboo

146.

Desmostachya bipinnata

halfa grass

147.

Dichanthium annulatum

Kleberg's bluestem

148.

Dichrostachys cinerea

sickle bush

149.

Digitaria abyssinica

East African couch grass

150.

Digitaria longiflora

false couch grass

151.

Digitaria sanguinalis

large crabgrass

152.

Digitaria velutina

velvet finger grass

153.

Diodia teres

Poor joe

154.

Dipsacus fullonum

common teasel

155.

Drymaria cordata

tropical chickweed

156.

Dysphania ambrosioides

Mexican tea

157.

Echinochloa pyramidalis

 

158.

Echium plantagineum

Paterson's curse

159.

Egeria densa

leafy elodea

160.

Ehrharta calycina

perennial veldt grass

161.

Ehrharta erecta

panic veldt grass

162.

Eichhornia azurea

 

163.

Elaeagnus angustifolia

Russian olive

164.

Elaeagnus pungens

thorny olive

165.

Elaeagnus umbellata

autumn olive

166.

Elodea canadensis

Canadian pondweed

167.

Elodea nuttallii

Nuttall's waterweed

168.

Elymus repens

Quack grass

169.

Emex australis

Double gee

170.

Emex spinosa

spiny emex

171.

Emilia fosbergii

Florida tassel-flower

172.

Equisetum arvense

field horsetail

173.

Erigeron karvinskianus

Karwinskys fleabane

174.

Erodium botrys

long-beaked stork's bill

175.

Erodium cicutarium

common storks bill

176.

Erythrina poeppigiana

coral tree

177.

Etlingera elatior

torch ginger

178.

Eucalyptus cladocalyx

sugar gum

179.

Eucalyptus paniculata

grey ironbark

180.

Eucalyptus sideroxylon

black ironbark

181.

Euphorbia esula

leafy spurge

182.

Euphorbia terracina

false caper

183.

Fallopia japonica

Japanese knotweed

184.

Fallopia sachalinensis

giant knotweed

185.

Fallopia x bohemica

 

186.

Foeniculum vulgare

fennel

187.

Fragaria vesca

wild strawberry

188.

Frangula alnus

alder buckthorn

189.

Fraxinus uhdei

tropical ash

190.

Galega officinalis

goatsrue

191.

Galinsoga parviflora

gallant soldier

192.

Galinsoga quadriradiata

shaggy soldier

193.

Galium aparine

cleavers

194.

Genista monspessulana

Montpellier broom

195.

Geoffroea decorticans

Chilean palo verde

196.

Glechoma hederacea

ground ivy

197.

Gleditsia triacanthos

honey locust

198.

Glyceria declinata

small sweet grass

199.

Glyceria maxima

reed sweet-grass

200.

Gossypium barbadense

Gallini cotton

201.

Grateloupia turuturu

 

202.

Gunnera tinctoria

 

203.

Gymnocoronis spilanthoides

Senegal tea plant

204.

Haematoxylum campechianum

logwood

205.

Hakea drupacea

sweet hakea

206.

Hakea gibbosa

rock hakea

207.

Hakea sericea

silky hakea

208.

Hedera helix

ivy

209.

Hedychium flavescens

wild ginger

210.

Hedychium gardnerianum

kahili ginger

211.

Helianthus ciliaris

Texas blueweed

212.

Helianthus tuberosus

Jerusalem artichoke

213.

Heliconia bihai

macaw flower

214.

Heliocarpus americanus

white moho

215.

Heracleum mantegazzianum

giant hogweed

216.

Heracleum sosnowskyi

Sosnowskyi's hogweed

217.

Hibiscus trionum

Venice mallow

218.

Hieracium aurantiacum

orange hawkweed

219.

Hieracium caespitosum

yellow hawkweed

220.

Hieracium pilosella

mouse-ear hawkweed

221.

Hiptage benghalensis

hiptage

222.

Holcus lanatus

common velvet grass

223.

Hydrilla verticillata

hydrilla

224.

Hydrocharis morsus-ranae

 

225.

Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

floating pennywort

226.

Hygrophila polysperma

Indian swamp weed

227.

Hypnea musciformis

228.

Impatiens glandulifera

Himalayan balsam

229.

Impatiens parviflora

small balsam

230.

Indigofera hirsuta

hairy indigo

231.

Indigofera spicata

creeping indigo

232.

Inula britannica

British yellow head

233.

Ipomoea ochracea

fence morning-glory

234.

Iva xanthiifolia

 

235.

Jasminum fluminense

Brazilian jasmine

236.

Jatropha gossypiifolia

bellyache bush

237.

Justicia pectoralis

freshcut

238.

Kalanchoe daigremontiana

devil's backbone

239.

Kalanchoe delagoensis

chandelier plant

240.

Kappaphycus

241.

Kunzea ericoides

kanuka

242.

Lablab purpureus

hyacinth bean

243.

Lagarosiphon major

African elodea

244.

Lagerstroemia indica

Indian crape myrtle

245.

Lamium amplexicaule

henbit deadnettle

246.

Leersia hexandra

southern cut grass

247.

Lemna minuta

 

248.

Lemna perpusilla

duckweed

249.

Leonurus japonicus

Honey weed

250.

Lepidium draba

hoary cress

251.

Lepidium latifolium

perennial pepper weed

252.

Leptochloa chinensis

Chinese sprangletop

253.

Leptospermum scoparium

manuka

254.

Leucaena diversifolia

255.

Ligustrum robustum subsp. walkeri

Sri Lankan privet

256.

Ligustrum sinense

Chinese privet

257.

Limnocharis flava

yellow bur-head

258.

Lolium multiflorum

Italian ryegrass

259.

Lolium rigidum

rigid ryegrass

260.

Lolium temulentum

darnel

261.

Ludwigia grandiflora

water primrose

262.

Ludwigia peploides

water primrose

263.

Lycium ferocissimum

African boxthorn

264.

Lysichiton americanus

American skunk cabbage

265.

Lythrum salicaria

purple loosestrife

266.

Mahonia aquifolium

Oregon grape

267.

Marrubium vulgare

horehound

268.

Marsilea minuta

pepperwort

269.

Melaleuca quinquenervia

paperbark tree

270.

Melicoccus bijugatus

Spanish lime

271.

Merremia umbellata

hogvine

272.

Miconia calvescens

miconia

273.

Microlaena stipoides

meadow rice grass

274.

Microstegium vimineum

Nepalese browntop

275.

Mimosa casta

graceful mimosa

276.

Mimosa ceratonia

climbing mimosa

277.

Mimosa pigra

catclaw mimosa

278.

Miscanthus sinensis

eulalia

279.

Moraea

Cape tulip

280.

Moraea collina

Cape tulip

281.

Moraea miniata

two-leaf Cape-tulip

282.

Morella faya

firetree

283.

Morus alba

mora

284.

Myriophyllum aquaticum

parrot-feather

285.

Myriophyllum heterophyllum

broadleaf watermilfoil

286.

Myriophyllum spicatum

spiked watermilfoil

287.

Nassella trichotoma

serrated tussock grass

288.

Nelsonia canescens

blue pussy leaf

289.

Noaea mucronata

thorny saltwort

290.

Nymphoides peltata

yellow floating-heart

291.

Oeceoclades maculata

monk orchid

292.

Onopordum acanthium

scotch thistle

293.

Onopordum acaulon

 

294.

Onopordum illyricum

 

295.

Oplismenus hirtellus subsp. undulatifolius

Wavy leaf basket grass

296.

Orobanche aegyptiaca

Egyptian broomrape

297.

Orobanche cernua

nodding broomrape

298.

Orobanche crenata

crenate broomrape

299.

Orobanche minor

common broomrape

300.

Orobanche ramosa

branched broomrape

301.

Oryza barthii

 

302.

Oryza longistaminata

perennial wild rice

303.

Oryza punctata

wild rice

304.

Oryza rufipogon

wild rice

305.

Oxalis latifolia

sorrel

306.

Oxalis pes-caprae

Bermuda buttercup

307.

Parthenium hysterophorus

parthenium weed

308.

Paspalidium geminatum

Egyptian paspalidium

309.

Paspalum urvillei

Vasey grass

310.

Passiflora caerulea

blue passionflower

311.

Passiflora tarminiana

 

312.

Passiflora tripartita var. mollissima

banana passionfruit

313.

Paulownia tomentosa

paulownia

314.

Peltophorum pterocarpum

Copper pod

315.

Pennisetum clandestinum

kikuyu grass

316.

Pennisetum macrourum

African feather grass

317.

Pennisetum setaceum

fountain grass

318.

Persicaria perfoliata

mile-a-minute weed

319.

Petiveria alliaceae

guinea hen weed

320.

Phalaris arundinacea

reed canary grass

321.

Phalaris minor

littleseed canary grass

322.

Phalaris paradoxa

awned canary-grass

323.

Phoenix canariensis

Canary Island date palm

324.

Phragmites australis

common reed

325.

Pimenta dioica

allspice

326.

Pinus halepensis

Aleppo pine

327.

Pinus patula

Mexican weeping pine

328.

Pinus pinaster

maritime pine

329.

Piper auritum

 

330.

Pittosporum undulatum

Pittosporum

331.

Plantago coronopus

Buck's-horn plantain

332.

Plantago lanceolata

ribwort plantain

333.

Plantago major

broad-leaved plantain

334.

Pluchea indica

Indian camphorweed

335.

Poa annua

annual meadow grass

336.

Polygonum barbatum

knot grass

337.

Polygonum convolvulus

black bindweed

338.

Polygonum hydropiper

marsh pepper

339.

Polygonum lapathifolium

pale persicaria

340.

Polygonum nepalense

Nepal persicaria

341.

Polygonum persicaria

redshank

342.

Polypogon monspeliensis

annual beard grass

343.

Polysiphonia brodiei

 

344.

Populus alba

silver-leaf poplar

345.

Potamogeton crispus

curlyleaf pondweed

346.

Prosopis glandulosa

honey mesquite

347.

Prosopis juliflora

mesquite

348.

Prosopis pallida

mesquite

349.

Prosopis ruscifolia

 

350.

Prosopis velutina

velvet mesquite

351.

Prunus serotina

black cherry

352.

Psidium cattleianum

strawberry guava

353.

Pteridium aquilinum

bracken

354.

Raphanus raphanistrum

wild radish

355.

Rhamnus cathartica

buckthorn

356.

Rhamphicarpa fistulosa

 

357.

Rhododendron ponticum

rhododendron

358.

Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

Downy rose-myrtle

359.

Rhus typhina

staghorn sumac

360.

Robinia pseudoacacia

black locust

361.

Rosa rugosa

rugosa rose

362.

Rubus alceifolius

giant bramble

363.

Rubus argutus

sawtooth blackberry

364.

Rubus ellipticus

yellow Himalayan raspberry

365.

Rubus fruticosus

blackberry

366.

Rumex acetosella

sheep's sorrel

367.

Rumex crispus

curled dock

368.

Rumex obtusifolius

broad-leaved dock

369.

Sacciolepis indica

glen woodgrass

370.

Sagittaria latifolia

broadleaf arrowhead

371.

Salix cinerea

grey sallow

372.

Salix fragilis

crack willow

373.

Salsola vermiculata

Mediterranean saltwort

374.

Salvinia auriculata

giant salvinia

375.

Salvinia minima

 

376.

Salvinia molesta

kariba weed

377.

Sanchezia speciosa

shrubby whitevein

378.

Sansevieria hyacinthoides

African bowstring hemp

379.

Sapium sebiferum

Chinese tallow tree

380.

Sargassum muticum

wire weed

381.

Schinus terebinthifolius

Brazilian pepper tree

382.

Schismus arabicus

Arabian schismus

383.

Schizolobium parahyba

false tree-fern

384.

Senecio inaequidens

South African ragwort

385.

Senecio jacobaea

common ragwort

386.

Senecio madagascariensis

fireweed

387.

Senecio vulgaris

 

388.

Senna bacillaris

whitebark senna

389.

Senna multijuga

November shower

390.

Senna spectabilis

whitebark senna

391.

Senna surattensis

golden senna

392.

Sesbania punicea

red sesbania

393.

Sesbania sericea

silky sesban

394.

Setaria faberi

giant foxtail

395.

Setaria parviflora

knotroot foxtail

396.

Setaria verticillata

bristly foxtail

397.

Setaria viridis

green foxtail

398.

Sicyos angulatus

burcucumber

399.

Solanum carolinense

Horse nettle

400.

Solanum elaeagnifolium

silverleaf nightshade

401.

Solanum viarum

tropical soda apple

402.

Solidago canadensis

Canadian goldenrod

403.

Solidago gigantea

giant goldenrod

404.

Solidago nemoralis

grey goldenrod

405.

Soliva sessilis

 

406.

Sonchus arvensis

perennial sowthistle

407.

Sonchus oleraceus

common sowthistle

408.

Spartina alterniflora

smooth cordgrass

409.

Spartina anglica

common cordgrass

410.

Spergula arvensis

corn spurry

411.

Stellaria media

common chickweed

412.

Striga asiatica

Witchweed

413.

Striga aspera

Witchweed

414.

Striga densiflora

witchweed

415.

Striga gesnerioides

cowpea witchweed

416.

Striga hermonthica

witchweed

417.

Syzygium jambos

rose apple

418.

Tagetes minuta

stinking Roger

419.

Tamarix aphylla

athel

420.

Tamarix canariensis

Canary Island tamarisk

421.

Tamarix chinensis

five-stamen tamarisk

422.

Tamarix gallica

French tamarisk

423.

Tamarix parviflora

small-flower tamarisk

424.

Tamarix ramosissima

saltcedar

425.

Tanacetum vulgare

tansy

426.

Taraxacum officinale complex

dandelion

427.

Thlaspi arvense

field pennycress

428.

Tradescantia fluminensis

wandering Jew

429.

Tradescantia pallida

purple queen

430.

Trapa natans

Water chestnut

431.

Tribulus cistoides

false puncture vine

432.

Tribulus terrestris

puncture vine

433.

Typha angustifolia

lesser bulrush

434.

Typha domingensis

southern cattail

435.

Typha latifolia

broadleaf cattail

436.

Typha x glauca

hybrid cattail

437.

Ulex europaeus

gorse

438.

Ulva ohnoi

 

439.

Ulva pertusa

 

440.

Ulva reticulata

ribbon sea lettuce

441.

Uncaria tomentose

Cat’s claw

442.

Undaria pinnatifida

Asian kelp

443.

Urochloa panicoides

liverseed grass

444.

Utricularia gibba

 

445.

Vaccinium corymbosum

blueberry

446.

Vallisneria spiralis

eelweed

447.

Verbena litoralis

blue vervain

448.

Verbesina encelioides

golden crown beard

449.

Vincetoxicum nigrum

black swallowwort

450.

Vincetoxicum rossicum

European swallowwort

451.

Vulpia bromoides

squirreltail fescue

452.

Xanthium spinosum

bathurst burr

453.

Xanthium strumarium

common cocklebur

454.

Zelkova serrata

Japanese selkova

455.

Zingiber montanum

cassumunar ginger

456.

Zingiber zerumbet

shampoo ginger

457.

Ziziphus mauritiana

jujube

 

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