Origin of adventive
OTHER WORDS FROM adventivead·ven·tive·ly, adverb
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Species mostly adventive or naturalized from Europe, with many hybrids.
Adventive, applied to foreign plants accidentally or sparingly introduced into a country, but hardly to be called naturalized.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Nauphoeta flexivitta, Denmark (Vestergaard, 1958): Adventive.
England (Tulloch, 1939): Adventive, in banana crates from Brazil.
England (Bunting, 1955): Adventive, on bananas from Dominica.