Ludwigia adscendens (L.) Hara

 
  • Family : ONAGRACEAE
    (EVENING-PRIMROSE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Onagraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ludwigia adscendens (L.) H. Hara
  • Common name : Water Primrose
  • Vernacular name : Jagal (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Aquatic
  • Comments / notes : Occasional in plains in still waters, perennial ponds and marshes
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Chittoor district, Anantapur district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • World Distribution : Continental Asia, Australia, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ludwigia adscendens. Downloaded on 22 September 2019.

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