EPPO Global Database

Arctotheca calendula(AROCA)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Transient, under eradication
Comments
Aiton (1814) reports the cultivation on A. calendula (under the name of Cryptostemma calendulaceum) at the Botanic Garden of Kew and since 1752 in UK gardens.
According to Euro+Med refereing to Sell & Murrell, the species is casual in Great Britain.
References
* Aiton WT. (1814) An epitome of the second edition of Hortus Kewensis, for the use of practical gardeners. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown. London.

* Sell P & Murrell G (2006) Flora of Great Britain and Ireland 4 Cambridge.