EPPO Global Database

Fallopia japonica(POLCU)

Distribution details in France (Corse)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2013
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent (2011-06)
From NPPO (2011): Absent in Corse.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/202) : This species is thought to have been introduced as an ornamental plant by a private individual. The species was detected for the first time during a study for the restoration, maintenance, management and development of the Taravo Valley. F. japonica is currently only known to occur in the valley of Taravo and is localized on the shores of the Taravo river and its tributary the Fiumicellu.
* Germain JF, Balmès V, Mouttet R, Ramel JM, Fried G, Reynaud P (2014) Espèces invasives : 3 années d'alertes et de signalements à l'Anses, unité entomologie et plantes invasives. Paper presented at the AFPP Colloque ravageurs et insectes invasifs et émergents (Montpellier, FR, 2014-10-21), 11 pp.
------- First found in spring 2013.

* NPPO of France (2011-06).

* Meinard Y, Stenou B & Peraldi A (2013) Funeste complément à la flore de Corse : Présence de Reynoutria japonica Houtt., 1977 dans la vallée du Taravo. In prep.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, no details view...
Germany Present, no details view...
Italy Present, no details view...
Luxembourg Present, no details view...
Spain Present, no details view...
Switzerland Present, no details view...