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Invasive succulents in Southern Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India

P. Muthulakshmipechiammal and A. Rajendran

The present article reports a total of 42 invasive succulents identified from Southern Western Ghats. Majority of the species are from Tropical America (14 species), South America (9 species), Southern Africa (3 species) and the rest from other countries. A quick inventory and plant identification networks are needed for early detection of naturalized weed in order to control the spread of invasive plant species.

Invasive succulents; Diversity; Nativity; Southern Western Ghats.


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