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 :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:306 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 118 (1985).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 516 (2006).
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