EPPO Global Database

Galinsoga parviflora(GASPA)

Distribution details in Algeria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2011
First found in June 2011 near Saf-Saf (10 km north of Tlemcen) in a national nursery. It is suspected that G. parviflora has been introduced with fruit tree seeds, or as contaminating seeds in growing media associated with planting material imported from France and Italy.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/175)
* Kazi-Tani C (2012) Une nouvelle espèce naturalisée en Algérie: Galinsoga parviflora Cav. Poiretia 4, 17-24.

* Véla E, Rebbas K, Meddour R, de Bélair G (2013) Notes et compléments sur quelques taxons traités dans les volumes 1 à 4. Note sur quelques xénophytes nouveaux pour l’Algérie (et la Tunisie). Addenda. Notes. Xénophytes. 372-376.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Tunisia Present, restricted distribution view...