Details of this species in New Zealand
Invasiveness: Not specified
Source: MAF, 2003
Arrival Date: Before 1973
Species Notes for this Location:
Pistia stratiotes was deliberately imported by the aquarium trade as an ornamental plant. It was also deliberately planted at two known ‘wild’ locations but these were successfully and completely eradicated by a successful programme begun in 1979.
Management Notes for this Location:
Plants were removed by hand from the two sites where Pistia was deliberately planted.
Last Modified: 2/06/2004 1:25:41 p.m.