EPPO Global Database

Pontederia crassipes(EICCR)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/219) : first record in the wild in Sardegna.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/250) : presence of E. crassipes in Campania and Sardegna.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/249) : the invasion of Eichhornia crassipes in Italy.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/231) : occurs in Sardegna.
References
* Brundu G, Azzella MM, Blasi C, Camarda I, Iberite M & Celesti-Grapow L (2013) The silent invasion of Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms. in Italy. Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology: Official Journal of the Societa Botanica Italiana, DOI: 10.1080/11263504.2013.861536.

* Brundu G, Stinca A, Angius L, Bonanomi G, Celesti-Grapow L, D'Auria G, Griffo R, Migliozzi A, Motti R, Spigno P (2012) Pistia stratiotes L. and Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms.: emerging invasive alien hydrophytes in Campania and Sardinia (Italy). EPPO Bulletin/Bulletin OEPP 42(3), 568-579.

* Brunel S, Schrader G, Brundu G, Fried G (2010) Emerging invasive alien plants for the Mediterranean Basin. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 40(2), 219-238.

* Mayoral O, Mascia F, Podda L, Laguna E, Fraga P, Rita J, Frigau L, Bacchetta G (2018) Alien plant diversity in Mediterranean wetlands: a comparative study within Valencian, Balearic and Sardinian floras. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici. DOI: 10.15835/nbha46210470.

* Meloni G (2010) Giacinto d’acqua, l’alieno che minaccia di soffocare lo stagno di Cabras. La nuova. 23 ottobre.
http://lanuovasardegna.gelocal.it/dettaglio/giacinto-dacqua-lalieno-che-minaccia-di-soffocare-lo-stagno-di-cabras/2586011

* Giuseppe Brundu, pers. comm., 2010., E-mail: Giuseppe Brundu gbrundu@tin.it
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Transient, under eradication view...
France Corse Transient, under eradication view...