Plant Diversity ›› 2015, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (2): 185-202.DOI: 10.7677/ynzwyj201514074

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Alien Plants in Shanghai and the Rating of Their Invasion

 WANG  Yuan, LI  Hui-Ru, MA  Jin-Shuang   

  1. Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
    Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai 201602, China
  • Received:2014-05-09 Online:2015-03-25 Published:2014-08-13
  • Supported by:

    上海市绿化和市容管理局上海大都市植物志项目 (G102408)


The alien plants of 357 species (and infraspecific taxa) in 232 genera of 75 families in Shanghai were reported with their basic information and rating of their invasion. 64 alien invasive plants, 293 alien occasional species and 9 new naturalized plants in Shanghai were identified and recorded for the first time. The alien plants shows characteristics as diverse species, rich diversity, high density, and high proportion of domestic species invasion. The control management and measurement for alien invasive plants in Shanghai were also proposed accordingly.

Key words:  Shanghai, Alien plants, Invasive grades

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