EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2005 Num. article: 2005/128

Two naturalized taxa in the Iberian Peninsula present in west Andalucía (Spain)

The two following taxa have been found in Sevilla Province, Andalucía (Spain):
  • Solanum elaeagnifolium (Solanaceae, EPPO List of invasive alien plants): South American, 2 locations;
  • Hibiscus trionum (Malvaceae): North-American, present in Southern Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In Spain, found in wet places in the East Provinces of the country. In Sevilla Province, the plant grows abundantly in wetlands near irrigation pipes, between cotton fields.


Aparicio A (2003) Dos taxones naturalizados en la Peninsula Ibérica presentes en Andalucía Occidental. Acta Botanica Malacitana 28, 253.