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Are there habitats that contribute best to plant species diversity in coastal dunes?
The following paper describes patterns of diversity across major habitat types in a relatively well preserved coastal dune system in central Italy. The research addresses the following questions: (a)Expand
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Combining land cover mapping of coastal dunes with vegetation analysis
Abstract Question: Coastal dune systems are characterized by a natural mosaic that promotes species diversity. This heterogeneity often represents a severe problem for traditional mapping or groundExpand
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Malcolmia littorea: The isolated Italian population in the European context
Abstract We compared the coenological information of the only Italian population of Malcolmia littorea (L.) R. Br. with published phytosociological releves, including ones of this species, throughoutExpand
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Patterns of native and alien plant species occurrence on coastal dunes in Central Italy
Mediterranean coastal dunes are affected by high levels of human disturbance, particularly in the last years. Disturbance not only promotes a physical alteration that increases the invasibility ofExpand
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Specie vegetali esotiche negli ambienti costieri sabbiosi di alcune regioni dell'Italia Centrale
Riassunto Gli effetti dell'antropizzazione diretta delle spiagge e delle dune costiere hanno portato non solo alla diminuzione ed estinzione locale di specie, ma anche alla diffusione di elementiExpand
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Comparison of native and alien plant traits in Mediterranean coastal dunes
This study is part of a general project to analyse the biological and ecological mechanisms that influence the invasion of Mediterranean sand dune ecosystems by alien plants. In this paper we analyseExpand
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Il censimento della flora vascolare degli ambienti dunali costieri dell’Italia centrale
Sampling the vascular flora in coastal dune ecosystems of Central Italy. This study examined the current distribution of the wild species growing on coastal dunes in central Italy (Lazio, Abruzzo andExpand
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Alien species growing in coastal dunes of Central Italy.
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