Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Stinsen plants and other deliberate introductions in the (semi-) natural zones of the Botanic Garden.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the plant species that have been inroduced in the National Botanic Garden of Belgium before and after 1938, the year after which the botanical garden was gradually moved from Brussels to the Doamin. For each species, the original distribution and occurrence in Flanders are mentioned, followed by a brief discussion of its occurrence in the Domain. Some of these species include Acer platanoides, Deutzia scabra, Philadelphus coronarius, Ribes alpinum, Symphoricarpos albus, Taxus baccata, Aesculus hippocastanum, Galanthus nivalis, Populus canescens, Arum italicum, Tellima grandiflora, Hyacinthoides non-scripta, Dactylorhiza maculata, Dactylorhiza praetermissa, Inula helenium, Lamium maculatum, Doronicum pardalianches, Lathraea clandestina and Rhinanthus minor, among others.