African Plant Database


Ludwigia adscendens (L.) H. Hara
Family : ONAGRACEAE
Protologue : J. Jap. Bot. 28(10): 291 (1953)
Information on the genus : Ludwigia
Basionym : Jussiaea adscendens L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jussiaea adscendens L. (1767)
 Ludwigia adscendens (L.) H. Hara subsp. adscendens
 
Taxon infra-specific
Ludwigia adscendens subsp. diffusa (Forssk.) P. H. Raven (1962)
Ludwigia adscendens (L.) H. Hara subsp. adscendens
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with prostrate or ascending stems, rooting at nodes, with conspicuous, white, erect, spindle-shaped, mucronate pneumatophores arising in clusters at nodes of floating stems and from roots.
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Ecology : Wet places especially along rivers and lakes and often floating, sometimes forming large masses; 0-1900 m alt. Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa (see D. Wanke in Aqua-Planta 24: 6-16, 1999);
  N Africa, Egypt; Middle East; Palestine, Lebanon, east to Iraq; Madagascar.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 128706
 
Record n°128706 modified 2009-09-02
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