Sphagneticola trilobata (Asteraceae): first report of a naturalized plant species for Nepal

Shrestha H.S., Adhikari B. & B.B. Shrestha

Published on : 01-Jul-2021

DOI : https://dx.doi.org/10.22244/rheedea.2021.31.02.07


Sphagneticola trilobata (L.) Pruski (Asteraceae) is reported here for the first time for the flora of Nepal. The species is recorded from its naturalized populations in the wild from Panchkhal area of Kavrepalanchowk district in central Nepal. A detailed taxonomic description (with colour photographs), notes on habitat and ecology, and its invasion status are provided.