Ludwigia palustris (L.) Elliott

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Common names:
Status: Possibly introduced
Mat-forming, creeping herb, rooting at the nodes, hairless. Leaves opposite. Flowers solitary or in pairs, axillary. Sepals 4; petals absent; stamens 4.
Type location:
Presumably from Europe
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Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 65.

Raven, P.H. (1978). Onagraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 342 - 343.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 90.

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Flora of Botswana: Ludwigia palustris
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ludwigia palustris

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ludwigia palustris
African Plant Database: Ludwigia palustris
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ludwigia palustris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ludwigia palustris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ludwigia palustris
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ludwigia palustris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ludwigia palustris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ludwigia palustris
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ludwigia palustris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ludwigia palustris
Ispot Southern Africa: Ludwigia palustris
JSTOR Plant Science: Ludwigia palustris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ludwigia palustris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ludwigia palustris
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ludwigia palustris
Tropicos: Ludwigia palustris

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ludwigia palustris., retrieved 19 March 2018

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