Why Is Mountain Fynbos Invasible and Which Species Invade?

  • D. M. Richardson
  • R. M. Cowling
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 93)


No account of the effects of fire in mountain fynbos would be complete without considering invasive alien plants. Introduced plants are a striking feature of fynbos landscapes, and they have a marked effect on the functioning of natural ecosystems (Richardson et al. 1991).


Successful Invader Life History Attribute Alien Flora Species Invade Xylem Pressure Potential 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

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  • D. M. Richardson
  • R. M. Cowling

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