EPPO Global Database

Hygrophila polysperma(HYGPO)

Distribution details in Germany

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/083) : found in 2007 in Germany in Nordrhein-Westfalen (Kasterer Mühlenerft) in the Erft thermal river, as well as in Lake Fülinger near Köln. Casual only.
* Hussner A, Josephs M & Schmitz U (2007) About Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson and Pontederia cordata in North Rhine-Westphalia. Floristische Rundbriefe 40, 25-30.

* Hussner A (2005) Zur Verbreitung aquatischer Neophyten in der Erft (Nordrhein-Westfalen). Frankfurter Geobotanische Kolloquien 19, 55-58.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Poland Present, few occurrences view...