International Journal of Ecology / 2021 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Floristics and Diversity of Invasive Alien Plant Species in Humbo District, South Ethiopia

Table 3

Ecosystems affected and continent of origin of invasive alien species.

Invasive alien plant speciesEcosystems highly affectedContinent of origin

Tribulus terrestris2Africa
Crotalaria pallida4Africa
Ricinus communis4Africa
Solanum incanum2, 4Africa
Cuscuta campestris1America
Physalis peruviana1America
Acanthospermum hispidum1America
Gomphrena celosioides1, 2America
Alternanthera pungens1, 2America
Argemone ochroleuca1, 4America
Parthenium hysterophorus1, 2, 4America
Triumfetta pentandra1, 2America
Lantana camara4America
Leucaena leucocephala4America
Psidium guajava4America 
Richardia scabra1, 3America
Xanthium spinosum1, 3America
Xanthium strumarium1, 3America
Corchorus aestuans2, 3America
Senna occidentalis2, 4America
Sida acuta1, 2America
Opuntia ficus-indica1America
Urena lobata2Asia
Sphaeranthus indicus2, 3Australia
Ocimum forskolei1, 2Europe

NB: 1, farmland; 2, grazing land; 3, fallow land; 4, road sides.

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