EPPO Global Database

Carpobrotus edulis(CBSED)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/111) : in Galicia

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/204) : assessed management by the specialist South African scale insect Pulvinariella mesembryanthemi (introduced accidentally probably with its host plants into the EPPO region).
* Flora Europaea.

* Nǔňá N, Rodríguez J, González L (2021) Managing the invasive plant Carpobrotus edulis: is mechanical control or specialized natural enemy more effective? Journal of Environmental Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.113554

* Rodríguez, Thompson V, Rubido-Bará, Cordero-Rivera A, González L (2019) Herbivore accumulation on invasive alien plants increases the distribution range of generalist herbivorous insects and supports proliferation of non-native insect pests. Biological Invasions 21, 1511-1527.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Gibraltar Present, no details view...
Morocco Present, no details view...
Portugal Azores Present, no details view...
Portugal Present, no details view...