Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Additions to invasive flora of Pakistan including two new generic records.

Abstract

Three globally expanding invasive species are presented as new records for the flora of Pakistan, also comprising two new generic records. Anredera cordifolia (Basellaceae) was observed in various localities of Swat, Rawalpindi and Islamabad districts, Dentella repens (Rubiaceae) was observed around Rawal Lake, Islamabad while Oenothera laciniata (Onagraceae) was observed in the Botanical Conservatory at National Agricultural Research Centre, Islamabad. Their descriptions and illustrations are provided for easy identification and global ranges are portrayed on maps.