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Abstract

A new record of an invasive aquatic plant Hydrocharis morsus-ranae (Hydrocharitaceae), reaching to the Kashmir Himalaya.

Abstract

Hydrocharis morsus-ranae L. (Hydrocharitaceae) is newly reported from the Kashmir Himalaya, India. This invasive aquatic species was collected from two localities, Miragund and Haigam wetlands. Besides biogeographical aspects, possible plant invasion risk and management implications of this species are discussed.