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Common name

English: Water Primrose

Mandarin: 水龙 (shui long)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Myrtales (76)

        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

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: helophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Ludwigia adscendens at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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