introduced species

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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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This Australian species is known as a naturalized xenophyte from the Teide nature reserve (Tenerife, Canary Islands) (BOLIBAR, Estudio preliminar de las plantas vasculares aloctonas de los parques nacionales espanoles, 89 pp.
This South African xenophyte was first reported from Spain (and the European continent) by Pino (An.
A new record of this South American xenophyte of which only one previous record for the province of Murcia is available (cf.
Although never studied in detail in this area, this wool-processing industry must have been responsible for the introduction of several unusual xenophytes.
The degree of naturalization of some other xenophytes remains uncertain but their future expansion cannot be excluded (Chloris truncata, Paspalum notatum).
Egeria densa Planchon (Hydrocharitaceae), naturalized in Spain and Ludwigia natans Elliot (Onagraceae), a xenophyte new to European Flora.
and Verbena litoralis Kunth, new Spanish xenophytes and records of other interesting alien vascular plants in Catalonia (Spain).
The dispersal of seeds, spores, or fruit by humans constitutes one of the most important elements that enhance the introduction of xenophytes on planet Earth.
2009--New records of interesting xenophytes in Spain.
2013--New xenophytes from Gran Canaria (Canary Islands, Spain), with emphasis on naturalized and (potentially) invasive species--Collect.