African Plant Database


Ludwigia palustris (L.) Elliott
Family : ONAGRACEAE
Protologue : Sketch Bot. S. Carolina 211 (1816) 
Information on the genus : Ludwigia
Basionym : Isnardia palustris L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Isnardia palustris L. (1753)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Raven in Reinwardtia 6: 399, 1963 for complete synonymy. Herb creeping and rooting at the nodes, the stems at most ascending-decumbent, to >0,5 m long, well-branched and forming mats.
Ecology : Margins of lakes, along streams, in wet places; 0-1300 m alt. From temperate N. America to Colombia; Eurasia to Iran; Socotra; N Africa, S. Africa, Botswana; Introduced in Hawaii, New Zealand and Australia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Hydrophyte- Ht up to 0.5 m. Alt: 30 - 1525 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, NW, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. N. Amer. 1: 525 (1838).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 517 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • Fl. Eur. 2: 308 (1968).
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  • Med-Checklist 4: 253 (1989).
  • Fl. Iberica 8: 87 (1997). 
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  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 296
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  • LE FLOC’H, E., L. BOULOS & E. VÉLA (2010). Catalogue synonymique commenté de la Flore de Tunisie  
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under herbiergdebelair
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 17384
 
Record n°17384
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