Chapter 11. Most Frequently Occurring Vascular Plants and the Role of Non-Native Species in Urban Areas – A Comparison of Selected Cities in the Old and the New Worlds

  1. Norbert Müller1,
  2. Peter Werner2 and
  3. John G. Kelcey3
  1. Norbert Müller

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch11

Urban Biodiversity and Design

Urban Biodiversity and Design

How to Cite

Müller, N. (2010) Most Frequently Occurring Vascular Plants and the Role of Non-Native Species in Urban Areas – A Comparison of Selected Cities in the Old and the New Worlds, in Urban Biodiversity and Design (eds N. Müller, P. Werner and J. G. Kelcey), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318654.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department Landscape Management & Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Landscape Architecture, Post-box, 450155, 99081 Erfurt, Germany

  2. 2

    Institute Housing and Environment, Annastr. 15, 64285 Darmstadt, Germany

  3. 3

    Ceckovice 14, Bor U Tachova 348 02, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. Department Landscape Management & Restoration Ecology, University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, Landscape Architecture, Post-box, 450155, 99081 Erfurt, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332667

Online ISBN: 9781444318654

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Keywords:

  • most frequently occurring vascular plants, in urban areas;
  • urban area - city's political boundary;
  • biological and economic effects of invasive plants, in new world cities;
  • urban development - global biotic homogenization;
  • taxon native/non-native status - local flora;
  • neophytes - taxa introduced from another country, after 1500;
  • anecophytes - neogene species;
  • apophytes - taxa immigrated to urban areas from natural habitats;
  • non-native plants, frequent introductions - species establishment;
  • European plants adaptations to US cities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Objective andmethods

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References