Ecological features of the alien species Pistia stratiotes L. in different habitats of the secondary distribution range (Ukraine)


  • Mariana Prokopuk Institute for evolutionary ecology NAS Ukraine
  • Lesya Zub Institute for Evolutionary Ecology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 37 Lebedeva Str., 03143, Kyiv, Ukraine.


Pistia stratiotes, alien species, aquatic plants, Ukraine


We have analyzed structural and dynamic characteristics (production, morphometric parameters, phytocoenotic features and invasive behavior) of two locations of the alien species Pistia stratiotes L. in different types of water bodies, by origin, use and trophic status (a drainage canal and oxbow lake) in the outskirts of Kyiv, as well as have distinguished growth of invasive properties of the species in the conditions of the water bodies of the region.


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2022-02-10 — Updated on 2022-06-09

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Prokopuk, M., & Zub, L. (2022). Ecological features of the alien species Pistia stratiotes L. in different habitats of the secondary distribution range (Ukraine). Hacquetia, 21(2), 361–370. Retrieved from