African Plant Database

Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 274 (1848)  
Information on the genus : Ludwigia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jussiaea abyssinica (A. Rich.) Dandy & Brenan (1950)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout subsuccculent, erect or straggling herb, sometimes woody at base, to 3 m tall, well-branched.
Ecology : Swampy situations, lake sides, river banks; 0-2300 m alt. Namibia, S. Africa (Natal), Botswana; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual, occ. perennial-Herb, Hydrophyte- Ht 0.6 - 2 m. Alt: 550 - 1005 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, NC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 118 (1985).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 516 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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carte afrique num 17378
Record n°17378
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