African Plant Database

Ludwigia hyssopifolia (G. Don) Exell
Protologue : Garcia de Orta, v. 471 (1957)
Information on the genus : Ludwigia
Basionym : Jussiaea hyssopifolia G. Don
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jussiaea hyssopifolia G. Don (1832)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Jussiaea linifolia Vahl
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, 5 cm-3 m tall, often persisting and becoming woody at base; elongate pneumatophores arising from buried submerged roots.
Ecology : Wet places; to 500 m alt. Cape Verde Isl., S. Tomé; Asia: India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Hong Kong, Malaysia; N Australia, Caroline Isl., Guam, Fiji, Samoa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • 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°17393 modified 2007-04-17
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