Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Invasive plants on Réunion.

Abstract

The problems of invasive plants on the island of Réunion are described. Invasive plants include Hyptage benghalensis [Hiptage benghalensis], Ligustrum robustum, Leucaena leucocephala, Rubus alceifolius, Psidium cattleianum, Syzygium jambos, Hedychium flavescens, H. gardnerianum, Fuchsia magellanica, Zantedeschia aethiopica, Solanum auriculatum [S. mauritianum], Acacia mearnsii, Ulex europaeus, Holcus lanatus, Anthoxanthum odoratum, Dichrostachys cinerea, Lantana camara, Schinus terebinthifolius, Prosopis juliflora and Antigonon leptopus.