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An updated checklist of the vascular flora alien to Italy
Abstract An updated inventory of the vascular flora alien to Italy, providing details on the occurrence at regional level, is presented. The checklist includes 1597 species, subspecies, and hybrids,
Phylogenetic analysis informed by geological history supports multiple, sequential invasions of the Mediterranean Basin by the angiosperm family Araceae.
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Combined evidence corroborates a relictual origin for the endemic Helicodiceros muscivorus and Arum pictum, the former apparently representing the first documented case of vicariance driven by the initial splitting of the Hercynian belt in the Early Oligocene, and confirms the proposed heterogeneous origins of the Mediterranean flora.
An updated checklist of the vascular flora native to Italy
Abstract An updated inventory of the native vascular flora of Italy, providing details on the occurrence at regional level, is presented. The checklist includes 8195 taxa (6417 species and 1778
Environmental Factors Influencing Coastal Vegetation Pattern: New Insights from the Mediterranean Basin
Coastal dune ecosystems show strongly dynamic interactions between abiotic and biotic factors. The relationship between plant communities and environmental factors has been previously studied in
Taxonomic revision of the Dianthus sylvestris group (Caryophyllaceae) in central–southern Italy, Sicily and Sardinia
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A taxonomic revision of the populations belonging to the Dianthus sylvestris Wulfen group occurring in central and southern Italy, Sardinia and Sicily has been made and two new subspecies are recognized within D. ichnusae sp.
A checklist of the exclusive vascular flora of Sardinia with priority rankings for conservation
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In this study the exclusive endemic flora of Sardinia has been updated to 168 taxa, 139 of which are species, 23 subspecies, 4 varieties and 2 hybrids, belonging to 37 families and 72 genera.
The vegetation of mining dumps in SW-Sardinia
The vegetation of mining dumps of SW-Sardinia includes several endemic or rare species, that have been confined to such artificial habitats by a millennial mining activity. The extreme edaphic
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