EPPO Global Database

Pistia stratiotes(PIIST)

Distribution details in Morocco

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/156) : occurrence confirmed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/061) : during surveys (2018/2019) carried out in north central Morocco (Al Jawahir Wadi), monospecific and permanent populations were observed.
* Bouhache M & Taleb A (2013) New developments on Invasive Plants species of Morocco: Detection of Two Aquatic Plants. Regional Hands-on Training Workshop for Weed Risk Assessment (WRA) and Weed Risk management (WRM). FAO (RNE, AGPM, FAO Iraq) and the Ministry of Agriculture of Jordan in Amman (Jordan), 16-20 June 2013.

* Khbbach A, Libiad M, Ennabili A (2019) Invasion increasing risk of Al Jawahir Wadi lentic habitats by Pistia stratiotes L. (North-Central Morocco). Botanica Complutensi, 43, 97-107.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mauritania Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...