Ludwigia adscendens (L.) Hara

Common name

English: Water Primrose

Mandarin: 水龙 (shui long)


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Myrtales (71)

        Family: Onagraceae (16) (family description)

          Genus: Ludwigia (6)

           Epithet: adscendens (L.) Hara (1)

Synonyms: Jussiaea adscendens L., Jussiaea repens L.

adscendens => rising upwards

repens => creeping and rooting


Climate: tropical

Habitat: helophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Ludwigia adscendens at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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