EPPO Global Database

Azolla filiculoides(AZOFI)

Last modification: 2002-08-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AZOFI
  • Preferred name: Azolla filiculoides
  • Authority: Lamarck


 Western North America, Central and South America. Introduced into most European and Mediterranean countries, and elsewhere. Potentially invasive in Britain, regulated as an invasive species in Poland

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
обикновена азола Bulgarian
azol·la Catalan
azola americká Czech
andemadsbregne Danish
andemadsbregne Danish
großer Algenfarn German
Lebermoosfarn German
large mosquito fern English
Pacific azolla English (US)
Pacific mosquito fern English
red azolla English (AU)
water fern English (GB)
helecho acuático Spanish (BO)
lenteja de agua Spanish (BO)
azolla fausse-fougère French
azolle fausse-filicule French
fougère d'eau French
azolah sherachit Hebrew
אָזוֹלָה שְׁרָכִית Hebrew
nagylevelű moszatpáfrány Hungarian
azolla maggiore Italian
grote kroosvaren Dutch
azolla karolińska Polish
almiscar-vegetal Portuguese
almiscar-vegetal Portuguese
азолла папоротниковая Russian
azola papraďovitá Slovak
mossbräken Swedish
kızıl eğrelti Turkish
азола папоротевидна Ukrainian