EPPO Global Database

Vallisneria spiralis(VAISP)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-04-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VAISP
  • Preferred name: Vallisneria spiralis
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Native to Mediterranean and Black Sea areas, Central Asia. Much used as an aquarium plant, occasionally escaping and becoming naturalized. An evaluation in the Netherlands of its potential economic impact concluded that it was harmless.

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Common names
Name Language
спирална валиснерия Bulgarian
val·lisnèria Catalan
zákruticha šroubovitá Czech
Aquarienwasserschraube German
gemeine Wasserschraube German
Schraubenvallisnerie German
Sumpfschraube German
Vallisnerie German
Wasserschraube German
eelweed English (AU)
tapegrass English
tapeweed English (US)
vallisneria English
vallisnérie en spirale French
valiseneryah selulah Hebrew
וָלִיסְנֶרְיָה סְלוּלָה Hebrew
uvijuša  Croatian
vallisznéria Hungarian
alga di chiana Italian
vallisneria Italian
vallisneria Dutch
wierblad Dutch
nurzaniec śrubowy Polish
walisneria śrubowata Polish
saca-rolhas Portuguese
sîrmuliță Romanian
валлиснерия спиральная Russian
valisnere Albanian
valisneria spirale Albanian
kordelaotu Turkish
валіснерія спіральна Ukrainian