African Plant Database

Ludwigia perennis L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 119 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Ludwigia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jussiaea perennis (L.) Brenan (1953)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ludwigia humbertii Robyns & Lawalrée (1947)
=Ludwigia nesaeoides H. Perrier (1947)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, erect herb, to 1 m.
Ecology : Wet places: flood plains, rice fields, lake and river banks; 0- 1200 m alt. S. Africa; Madagascar; tropical and subtropical Asia; Malaysia, Borneo, New Guinea to tropical Australia; New Caledonia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Hydrophyte- Ht up to 1 m. Alt: 0 - 1200 m. Distribution: SWZ

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:307 (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 :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 517 (2006).
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Record n°17385 modified 2009-03-16
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