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Table 11 Species richness and composition under different Prosopis invasion levels (habitats)

From: Prosopis juliflora invasion and environmental factors on density of soil seed bank in Afar Region, Northeast Ethiopia

Species richness Habitat Scientific name Life form Family
1 PT Amaranthus thunbergii Forb Amaranthaceae
2 PT Bidens pilosa Forb Asteraceae
3 PT Brachiaria leersioides Herb Poaceae
4 PT Cenchrus ciliaris Herb Poaceae
5 PT Coccinia grandis Climber Cucurbitaceae
6 PT Eragrostis aethiopica Herb Poaceae
7 PT Ipomoea indica Climber Convolvulaceae
8 PT Ocimum spicatum Forb Lamiaceae
9 PT Parthenium hysterophorus Forb Asteraceae
10 PT Physalis lagascae Forb Solanaceae
11 PT Prosopis juliflora Tree/shrub Fabaceae
1 PM Amaranthus thunbergii Forb Amaranthaceae
2 PM Bidens pilosa Forb Asteraceae
3 PM Brachiaria leersioides Herb Poaceae
4 PM Cenchrus ciliaris Herb Poaceae
5 PM Eragrostis aethiopica Herb Poaceae
6 PM Fuirena leptostachya Herb Cyperaceae
7 PM Ocimum spicatum Forb Lamiaceae
8 PM Parthenium hysterophorus Forb Asteraceae
9 PM Physalis lagascae Forb Solanaceae
10 PM Trifolium simense Forb Fabaceae
1 NIWL Amaranthus thunbergii Forb Amaranthaceae
2 NIWL Bidens pilosa Forb Asteraceae
3 NIWL Brachiaria leersioides Herb Poaceae
4 NIWL Cenchrus ciliaris Herb Poaceae
5 NIWL Coccinia grandis Climber Cucurbitaceae
6 NIWL Crotalaria pycnostachya Forb Fabaceae
7 NIWL Eragrostis aethiopica Herb Poaceae
8 NIWL Fuirena leptostachya Forb Cyperaceae
9 NIWL Leucas martinicensis Forb Lamiaceae
10 NIWL Ocimum spicatum Forb Lamiaceae
11 NIWL Parthenium hysterophorus Forb Asteraceae
12 NIWL Physalis lagascae Forb Solanaceae
13 NIWL Ipomoea blepharophylla Forb Convolvulaceae
14 NIWL Solanum incanum Forb Solanaceae
15 NIWL Trifolium simense Forb Fabaceae
1 OGL Amaranthus thunbergii Forb Amaranthaceae
2 OGL Bidens pilosa Forb Asteraceae
3 OGL Brachiaria leersioides Herb Poaceae
4 OGL Cenchrus ciliaris Herb Poaceae
5 OGL Eragrostis aethiopica Herb Poaceae
6 OGL Leucas martinicensis Forb Lamiaceae
7 OGL Ocimum spicatum Forb Lamiaceae
8 OGL Parthenium hysterophorus Forb Asteraceae
9 OGL Physalis lagascae Forb Solanaceae
10 OGL Alysicarpus rugosus Forb Potamogetonaceae
11 OGL Prosopis juliflora Tree/shrub Fabaceae
12 OGL Ziziphus spina-christi Tree Rhamnaceae
  1. Notice: PT Prosopis thicket, PM Prosopis plus other indigenous species, NIWL non-invaded woodland, OGL open grazing land