EPPO Global Database

Pueraria montana var. lobata(PUELO)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/141) : few sites in southern Alps and Ticino.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/040) : present in Ticino at 24 stands along lakes Maggiore and Lugano, and at 5 stands bordering Italy. 7 of these stands cover more than 1000 m2, the others are smaller.

From Gigon et al. (2014): found in 32 sites (covering 16 200 m²).
* Gigon A, Pron S, Buholzer S (2014) Ecology and distribution of the Southeast Asian invasive liana Kudzu, Pueraria lobata (Fabaceae), in Southern Switzerland. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 44(3), 490-501.

* Pron S (2006) Ecology, distribution and evaluation of the exotic liana Pueraria lobata (Willd) Ohwi (Fabaceae) in southern Switzerland. Thesis Department of Environmental Sciences. Swiss federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Italy Present, few occurrences view...