Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Supplements to the flora of island of Korčula (Croatia).

Abstract

A list of 27 taxa of vascular plants, new for the Korčula cluster of islands (Croatia) is published. These are cultivated species: Campsis radicans, Carpobrotus acinaciformis, C. edulis, Chrysanthemum frutescens, Cichorium endivia [endives], Lagerstroemia indica, Lippia triphylla, Passiflora caerulea, Petunia × hybrida, Quercus suber and Verbena × hybrida; cultivated species that have escaped: Cheiranthus cheiri, Iris florentina [I. germanica] and Pelargonium zonale; anthropochoric species: Aster squamatus, Bidens subalternans, Eleusine indica and Euphorbia maculata; and natural vegetation elements: Allium commutatum, Calystegia sepium, Daucus major, Minuartia mediterranea, Muscari parviflorum, Onobrychis tommasinii, Raphanus raphanistrum and Silene nocturna. By this addition, the number of plants of the vascular flora of the Korčula island cluster is increased to 990 taxa.