EPPO Global Database

Galinsoga parviflora(GASPA)

Distribution details in Algeria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2011
Comments
Frist 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.
References
* Kazi-Tani C (2012) Une nouvelle espèce naturalisée en Algérie: Galinsoga parviflora Cav. Poiretia 4, 17-24.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Tunisia Present, restricted distribution view...