Plant taxa in a given area … whose presence there is due to intentional or unintentional human involvement, or which have arrived there without the help of people from an area in which they are alien ...
Synonyms :exotic plants; introduced plants; non-indigenous plants; non-native plants
Source: Pyšek, P., Richardson, D.M., Rejmánek, M., Webster, G.L., Williamson, M. and Kirschner, J. (2004) Alien plants in checklists and floras: towards better communication between taxonomists and ecologists. Taxon
Copyright: International Association for Plant Taxonomy
Date of entry: 24/11/2006