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Lepidium didymum
(lesser swine-cress)

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Lepidium didymum (lesser swine-cress)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Lepidium didymum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • lesser swine-cress
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Lepidium didymum

Preferred Common Name

  • lesser swine-cress

Other Scientific Names

  • Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.

International Common Names

  • English: lesser swinecress; swine cress

Local Common Names

  • Austria: Zweiknoten-Kr?henfuá
  • Denmark: l;iden ravnefod
  • Germany: Zweiknotiger Kr?henfuá
  • India: gajar ghas
  • Lithuania: izskatiga varnaspeda
  • Norway: ramkarse
  • Sweden: hamnkrassing

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Capparidales
  •                         Family: Brassicaceae
  •                             Genus: Lepidium
  •                                 Species: Lepidium didymum

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

RéunionPresentIntroduced1989As: Coronopus didymus
ZimbabwePresentIntroduced1953As: Coronopus didymus

Asia

BhutanPresentIntroduced1991
ChinaPresentIntroducedAs: Coronopus didymus. First reported: 1930*
Hong KongPresentIntroduced1905As: Coronopus didymus
IndiaPresent
-HaryanaPresent
-Himachal PradeshPresent
-UttarakhandPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
-KyushuPresent
PakistanPresent
South KoreaPresentIntroduced1991
TaiwanPresentIntroduced1972As: Coronopus didymus

Europe

AlbaniaPresentIntroduced1976As: Coronopus didymus
AustriaPresentIntroducedAs: Coronopus didymus. First reported: <1855
BelgiumPresent
CzechiaPresent
DenmarkPresentIntroduced1886As: Coronopus didymus
FinlandPresent
FrancePresentIntroduced1930As: Coronopus didymus
-CorsicaPresentIntroduced1981As: Coronopus didymus
GermanyPresent
GreecePresent
HungaryPresent
IrelandPresentIntroduced1819As: Coronopus didymus
ItalyPresent
LatviaPresentIntroduced1836As: Coronopus didymus
LiechtensteinPresent
NetherlandsPresentIntroduced1799As: Coronopus didymus
NorwayPresent
PolandPresentIntroduced1882As: Coronopus didymus
PortugalPresent
-AzoresPresentIntroduced1838As: Coronopus didymus
-MadeiraPresentIntroduced1857As: Coronopus didymus
SlovakiaPresentIntroduced1975As: Coronopus didymus
SpainPresent
SwedenPresentIntroducedAs: Coronopus didymus. First reported: <1820
SwitzerlandPresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresentIntroduced1862
MexicoPresent
Saint Pierre and MiquelonPresentIntroduced1910As: Coronopus didymus
United StatesPresent
-HawaiiPresentIntroduced1840As: Coronopus didymus
-North CarolinaPresent
-UtahPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresentIntroduced1843
-Lord Howe IslandPresentIntroduced1853As: Coronopus didymus
New ZealandPresent
-Kermadec IslandsPresentIntroduced1966As: Coronopus didymus

References

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Abdul Waheed, Rahmatullah Qureshi, Jakhar, G. S., Hayatullah Tareen, 2009. Weed community dynamics in wheat crop of district Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 41(1), 247-254. http://www.pjbot.org

Fazal Hadi, Muhammad Ibrar, 2015. Ecology of weeds in wheat crops of Kalash valley, district Chitral, Hindukush Range, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 21(3), 425-433. http://www.wssp.org.pk/vol-21-3-2015/11.%20PJWSR-06-2015.pdf

Kazi, B. R., Buriro, A. H., Kubar, R. A., Jagirani, A. W., 2007. Weed spectrum frequency and density in wheat, (Triticum aestivum L.) under Tandojam conditions. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 13(3/4), 241-246. http://wssp.org.pk/

Marwat, K. B., Zahid Hussain, Bakhtiar Gul, Muhammad Saeed, Siraj-ud-Din, 2006. Survey on weed problems in wheat crop in district Mardan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research, 12(4), 353-358. http://wssp.org.pk/

Rahmatullah Qureshi, Bhatti, G. R., 2001. Determination of weed communities in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fields of district Sukkur. Pakistan Journal of Botany, 33(1), 109-115.

Distribution References

Abbas G, Arif M J, Muhammad Ashfaq, Muhammad Aslam, Shafqat Saeed, 2010. Host plants distribution and overwintering of cotton mealybug (Phenacoccus solenopsis; Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). International Journal of Agriculture and Biology. 12 (3), 421-425. http://www.fspublishers.org/ijab/past-issues/IJABVOL_12_NO_3/20.pdf

Abdul Waheed, Rahmatullah Qureshi, Jakhar G S, Hayatullah Tareen, 2009. Weed community dynamics in wheat crop of district Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 41 (1), 247-254. http://www.pjbot.org

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

Dangwal L R, Antima Sharma, Amandeep Singh, Rana C S, Tajinder Singh, 2011. Weed flora of S.R.T. Campus Badshahi Thaul Tehri Garhwal (H.N.B. Garhwal Central University, Uttarakhand), India. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 17 (4), 387-396. http://www.wssp.org.pk/174-10.pdf

Fazal Hadi, Muhammad Ibrar, 2015. Ecology of weeds in wheat crops of Kalash valley, district Chitral, Hindukush Range, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 21 (3), 425-433. http://www.wssp.org.pk/vol-21-3-2015/11.%20PJWSR-06-2015.pdf

Groves R L, Walgenbach J F, Moyer J W, Kennedy G G, 2002. The role of weed hosts and tobacco thrips, Frankliniella fusca, in the epidemiology of tomato spotted wilt virus. Plant Disease. 86 (6), 573-582. DOI:10.1094/PDIS.2002.86.6.573

Haroon Khan, Marwat K B, Gul Hassan, Khan M A, Saima Hashim, 2014. Distribution of parthenium weed in Peshawar valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany. 46 (1), 81-90. http://www.pakbs.org/pjbot/PDFs/46(1)/07.pdf

Kazi B R, Buriro A H, Kubar R A, Jagirani A W, 2007. Weed spectrum frequency and density in wheat, (Triticum aestivum L.) under Tandojam conditions. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 13 (3/4), 241-246. http://wssp.org.pk/

Khan I, Marwat K B, Khan I A, Haidar Ali, Dawar K, Khan H, 2011. Invasive weeds of southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 17 (2), 161-174. http://www.wssp.org.pk/PJWSR-17-2-161-174.pdf

Marwat K B, Zahid Hussain, Bakhtiar Gul, Muhammad Saeed, Siraj-ud-Din, 2006. Survey on weed problems in wheat crop in district Mardan. Pakistan Journal of Weed Science Research. 12 (4), 353-358. http://wssp.org.pk/

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

Links to Websites

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WebsiteURLComment
GISD/IASPMR: Invasive Alien Species Pathway Management Resource and DAISIE European Invasive Alien Species Gatewayhttps://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.m93f6Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.
Massey University - New Zealand weeds databasehttp://weeds.massey.ac.nz/database.asp

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