Plant Diversity ›› 2011, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (01): 132-142.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1143.2011.10256

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Nomenclatural Notes on Alien Invasive Vascular Plants in China

 YAN  Xiao-Ling, MA  Jin-Shuang   

  1. Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201602, China
  • Received:2010-12-28 Online:2011-01-21 Published:2011-01-10
  • Supported by:

    Shanghai Landscaping Administrative Bureau (G1024011)


Based on literatures of invasive plants, the scientific names of thirty alien invasive plants in China are reviewed here, since more than one name were used for one species by different anthers. The data from the floras updated were employed to compile the scientific name for each species. The vernacular name, basionym (if present), synonym(s) for each species, along with their distributions in China were provided.

Key words: Invasive plants, China, Scientific name, Taxonomic notes

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