EPPO Global Database

Pontederia crassipes(EICCR)

Distribution details in Italy (Sardegna)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/219) : found for the first time in the wild in a channel of the Mar’e Foghe river in Riola Sardo (mid-western coast of Sardegna).

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

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/231) : occurs in Sardegna.
References
* 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.

* 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...