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.

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