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Plantas introducidas en el Parque Nacional Torres del Paine, Chile

Gayana - Botanica (Impact Factor: 0.46). 12/2006; DOI: 10.4067/S0717-66432006000200001
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ABSTRACT Se presentan 61 nuevos registros de plantas introducidas para el Parque Nacional Torres del Paine (49°21’-51°08’S y 73°07’-74°52’O), región de Magallanes, con una superficie de 181.414 ha. Se encontraron 85 especies introducidas, pertenecientes a 21 familias y 65 géneros. Las familias mejor representadas en número de especies fueron Poaceae (22 spp.), Asteraceae (11 ssp.) y Caryophyllaceae (7 ssp.). Las hierbas perennes constituyen el 52% y las anuales el 34% de la flora. El 88% de ellas son de origen europeo y el 36% corresponde a especies invasoras.

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