UK Risk Register Details for Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. poinsettiae

This record was last updated on 07/05/2020

Common Names

  • Canker, stem: Poinsettia spp.
  • Leaf spot: Poinsettia spp.

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
This section is currently being developed as part of the next phase of the Risk Register.

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
Romania Present
United Kingdom Absent
Germany Absent Eradicated
North America
United States Present
Oceania
New Zealand Present

Type of Pest

  • Bacterium

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Major Hosts

  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Germany (2014), Netherlands (2014)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

General plant health powers apply

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Bacterial pathogen of poinsettia causing occasional outbreaks in Europe.