EPPO Global Database

Parthenium hysterophorus(PTNHY)

Distribution details in Papua New Guinea

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Transient, under eradication
Comments
The species was recorded from Papua New Guinea but has been declared as eradicated (SPC-PPS, 2003; Kawi & Orapa, 2010). This population was found in a site subject to frequent disturbance.
References
* Global Invasive Species Database (2010) Parthenium hysterophorus. http://www.issg.org/database/species/ecology.asp?fr=1=153

* Kawi A, Orapa W (2010) Status of parthenium weed in Papua New Guinea. In Shabbir S & Adkins SW (Eds) (2010) International Parthenium news. Number 2, July 2010. 2-3.

* SPC-PPS (2003) Incursion of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus L.) in Papua New Guinea, Pest Alert, Plant Protection Service Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Papua New Guinea National Agricultural Quarantine and Inspection Authority, p.3.