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Abstract

New records of five species of alien plants in Anhui Province.

Abstract

According to field investigation results, specimen identification and related literatures, five newly recorded species of alien plants in Anhui Province were defined, viz. Amaranthus palmeri S. Watson, Euphorbia prostrata Ait., Oenothera laciniata Hill, Ipomoea lacunosa Linn. and Physalis minima Linn. The morphological characteristics, invasion potential and harmfulness of these species were subjected to a preliminary analysis.