Freshwater Plant Blacklist

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    This is the current blacklist of Freshwater Plants in South Africa, as per the National Department of Agriculture.



    Azollaceae, Cabombaceae, Gunneraceae, Haloragidaceae, Hydrocharitaceae, Lemnaceae, Pontederiaceae, Salviniaceae.


    Alternanthera philoxeroides

    Ammania mulutifolia

    Anubias barteri
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    Anubias coffefolia
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    Anubia congensis

    Anubia lanceolata

    Anubia minima

    Anubias nana

    Arundo donax

    Azolla filiculoides

    Azolla pinnata subsp. asiatica

    Blyxa echinosperma

    Blyxa japonica

    Cabomba caroliniana
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    Canna indica

    Cardamine lyrata

    Cenchrus helmsii

    Cryptocoryne ciliate

    Cryptocoryne wendtii
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    Echinodorus argentinensis

    Echinodorus bathii
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    Echinodorus cordifolius
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    Echinodorus madalengensis

    Echinodorus murticatus

    Echinodorus Osiris
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    Echinodorus tenellus
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    Egeria densa
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    Eichhornia spp. except Echhornia natans (Indigenous to South Africa)

    Elodea canadensis

    Eustralis stellata

    Egeria densa

    Eichhornia azurea

    Eichhornia crassipes

    Eleocharis acicularis

    Eleocharis parvulus


    Fallopia japonica

    Gymnocoronis spilanthoides

    Hemigraphis repanda

    Houttuynia cordata ver. chameleon

    Hydrocotyle leucocephala

    Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides
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    Hydrocotyle verticillata

    Hydrilla verticillata

    Hydrocleys nymphoides

    Hygrophila angustifolia

    Hygrophila difformis
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    Hygrophila polysperma
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    Hygrophila salicifolia

    Hymenachne amplexicaulis

    Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa

    Iris pseudacorus

    Limnocharis flava

    Limnophila indica

    Limnophila sessiliflora
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    Ludwigia natans

    Ludwigia peruviana

    Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis

    Lythrum hyssopifolium

    Lythrum salicaria

    Marsilea mutica

    Melaleuca quinquenervia

    Menyanthes trifoliate

    Monochoria hastata

    Monochoria vaginalis

    Myriophyllum aqauticum

    Myriophyllum spicatum

    Nechamandra alternifolia

    Nuphar lutea

    Nymphaea mexicana

    Nymphoides geminate

    Nymphoides peltata

    Oryza rufipogon

    Ottelia alismoides

    Pistia stratiotes

    Pontederia rotundifolia

    Pontederia cordata

    Rannuculus scleratus

    Riccia fluitans
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    Rotala indica

    Rotala macrandra

    Sagittaria montevidensis

    Sagittaria platyphylla
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    Sagittaria pygmaea

    Sagittaria sagittifolia

    Salvinia molesta

    Salvinia spp. except Salvinia hastata (Indigenous to South Africa)
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    Solanum tampicense

    Sparganium erectum

    Spartina spp. except Spartina maritima (Indigenous to South Africa)

    Stratiotes aloides

    Vallisneria gigantea
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    Zizania latifolia


    1. Additional declaration on the phytodanitary certificate that the consignment is free from all living stages of snails [Mollusca]
    that the material was treated 4 weeks prior to chipment with appropriate chemicals completely effective against all living stages of snails [Mollusca] and plant parasitic nematodes

    2. Species and varieties must be packed separately and labeled individually. Complete classification, including the name of the family to which each of the cpecies belongs, must accompany each consignment

    3. A list of all the species and varieties imported must be handed in to an inspector from the Directorate Agricultural Products Inspection Services.

    4. No aquatic plant may be introduced in an waterway system. (natural or man made)

    Last edited: Jun 18, 2010

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