Ludwigia peruviana (L.) Hara

 
  • Family : ONAGRACEAE
    (EVENING-PRIMROSE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Onagraceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ludwigia peruviana (L.) H.Hara
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Moist places
  • Comments / notes : In plains along banks of rivers, ponds and streams. Mostly introduced in tropics.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Kurnool district
    • Karnataka : Mandya district, Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dharmapuri district, Namakkal district, Tiruchirapalli district, Salem district
  • Native : Neotropics
  • World Distribution : South-East United States, South America, Naturalized elsewhere
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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; Saldanha, C.J. (1996). Flora of Karnataka vol. 2. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi.
  • 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 peruviana. Downloaded on 18 November 2019.

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