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Table 1 Numerical summary of the naturalized flora in China

From: Patterns of plant invasions in China: Taxonomic, biogeographic, climatic approaches and anthropogenic effects

  Pteridophyta Angiosperm Total
Dicotyledons Monocotyledons
Family 2 70(7) 12(1) 84(8)
Genus 2 223(117) 48(23) 273(140)
Species 2 355 65 420
Chamaephyte 168 31 199
Cryptophyte 6 4 10
Hemicryptophyte 10 14 24
Phanerophyte 65 1 66
Therophyte   104 15 117
  1. Numbers in parentheses indicate families and genera new to China, respectively