Ludwigia palustris (L.) Elliott

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Status: Possibly introduced
Mat-forming, creeping herb, rooting at the nodes, hairless. Leaves opposite. Flowers solitary or in pairs, axillary. Sepals 4; petals absent; stamens 4.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 65.

Raven, P.H. (1978). Onagraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 342 - 343.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 90.

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Flora of Botswana: Ludwigia palustris
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ludwigia palustris
African Plant Database: Ludwigia palustris
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ludwigia palustris
Plants of the World Online: Ludwigia palustris
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Wikipedia: Ludwigia palustris

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ludwigia palustris., retrieved 26 February 2024

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