Five newly recorded alien species of Hydrocotyle Tourn. ex L. (Araliaceae) in Java, Indonesia

Arifin Surya Dwipa Irsyam, Muhammad Rifqi Hariri, Peniwidiyanti Peniwidiyanti, Zakaria Al Anshori, Prima Wahyu Kusuma Hutabarat, Asih Perwita Dewi, Rina Ratnasih Irwanto
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We provide the occurrence data on five newly recorded alien Hydrocotyle Tourn. ex L. species (Araliaceae) in Java, namely H. acutiloba (F.Muell.) N.A.Wakef., H. bonariensis Comm. ex Lam., H. leucocephala Cham. & Schltdl., H. tripartita R.Br. ex A.Rich., and H. verticillata Thunb. Most species were introduced as ornamental plants and naturalized in Java. Hydrocotyle acutiloba and H. tripartita might have been accidentally introduced as soil contaminants during the Dutch Colonial Era, but both
more » ... cies had been misidentified as H. sibthorpioides. Descriptions, a key, distribution map, and images of the species are provided.
doi:10.15560/18.4.763 fatcat:evx2tc4d3fexxlea7nqanfhwgu