Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) Raven

 
  • Family : ONAGRACEAE
    (Evening-Primrose Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : OENOTHERA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ONAGRACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ludwigia peploides (Kunth) P.H.Raven
  • Common name : Marsh Primrose
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Petals fall off easily
  • Key identification features : Herb with trailing stem rooting on mud or floating in water. Leaves tapered to base. Flowers (about 1.75 cm. across) are yellow. Sepals red-margined.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Collection Nos : KFP 612, KFP 6331
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : 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 peploides. Downloaded on 5 June 2020.

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