EPPO Global Database

Arctotheca calendula(AROCA)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
The sepcies was accidentaly introduced in the 1970s in the Sejenane region with contaminated trifolium seeds from Australia. The species naturalized in Tunisia and is present sicne 1977 in the clearings and prairies of the Sejenane region.
* Le Floc’h E, Boulos F & Vela E (2010) Catalogue synonymique commenté de la flore de Tunisie. République Tunisienne. Ministère de l’Environnement et du Développement Durable. Banque nationale de Gènes. 504 p.