Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

The ground cover plants of residential district in Kunming city.

Abstract

The ground cover plants at 58 residential districts in Kunming city were investigated and the results showed that there were certain richness of ground cover plants in this city: there were 80 species of ground cover plants which belong to 61 genera under 43 families, including 32 exotic species (40% of the total). Based upon detailed analysis of their green area, using frequency, growing status, habit, height and collocation, some suggestions, such as how to solve the problems in application and management, were made and put forward.