Details of this species in Auckland Region
Source: ARC, 2002
Species Notes for this Location:
H. gardnerianum and H. flavescens infestations are found throughout the Auckland region. There is concern that it’s spread into forest areas currently unaffected would lead to loss of native forest and associated habitats will have significant ecological, cultural, recreational and economic consequences.
Management Notes for this Location:
H. gardnerianum and H. flavescens has been designated as a Surveillance, Community Initiative and Containment Pest by the Auckland Regional Pest Management Pest Management Strategy 2002-2007. Please see Hierarchy of Plant Designations for an explanation of designation terminology.
The objectives of the management strategy are to prevent the spread of and, where practicable, reduce infestations of H. gardnerianum and H. flavescens over the next five years, from the Waitakere and Hunua Ranges Weed Control Zones, and Great Barrier Island; and to restrict their further spread by humans over the next 10 years.
Last Modified: 16/11/2005 1:53:05 p.m.