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Abstract

Euphorbia serpens (Euphorbiaceae), a new alien species in Hungary.

Abstract

During the study of the urban flora of Veszprém (central Hungary), a remarkable population of E. serpens, a new alien species for Hungary was found. Morphological characteristics of E. serpens besides the description of locality, coenological features and circumstances of introduction of the species are presented. Authors interpret the long-distance dispersal of the species in correlation to human activity (trade and transportation) and do not overrate the role of climatic change.