FIRST EUROPEAN RECORD OF SOLANDRA MAXIMA (SESSÉ & MOC.) P.S.GREEN (SOLANACEAE)

G. Salerno, A. Stinca

Abstract


In the present work, Solandra maxima (Sessé & Moc.) P.S.Green (Solanaceae), a neophyte native to Mesoamerica, is reported for the first time as spontaneous for Italy and Europe: some notes on the place of discovery are provided and the invasiveness status is discussed. According to our observations the species must be considered as a casual alien

Keywords


Alien species; invasiveness; Italy; vascular flora.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4462/annbotrm-13848

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