Details of this species in Portugal
Source: Campelo et al. 1999
Species Notes for this Location:
Carpobrotus edulis was introduced to Portugal for dune stabilisation and erosion control. It has greatly dispersed throughout Portugese sand dunes, affecting the natural succession and ecological processes by changing species composition. The native fauna may disperse C. edulis in Portugal as the fleshy fruits of the plant are edible.
Management Notes for this Location:
Ecosystem change: Carpobrotus edulis affects the natural succession and ecological processes of sand dunes in Portugal by changing species composition (Campelo et al. 1999).
Last Modified: 15/09/2006 9:10:23 a.m.