Ludwigia leptocarpa (Nutt.) H. Hara

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Ludwigia leptocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Island 2, nr boat landing point, Katombora, Zambezi

Ludwigia leptocarpa

Photo: Coleen Mannheimer
Near Namushasha River Lodge

Ludwigia leptocarpa

Photo: Coleen Mannheimer
Near Namushasha River Lodge

Ludwigia leptocarpa

Photo: Coleen Mannheimer
Near Namushasha River Lodge

Ludwigia leptocarpa

Photo: Coleen Mannheimer
Near Namushasha River Lodge

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Synonyms: Jussiaea leptocarpa Nutt.
Jussiaea pilosa Kunth
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust shrubby perennial herb, up to 3 m, somewhat woody and reclining at the base. Leaves broadly lanceolate with long hairs. Flowers yellow. Sepals and petals mostly 5, rarely 4,6 or 7. Stamens twice as many as sepals. Capsule dull brown finely pitted, hairy.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: leptocarpa: slender-fruited
Habitat: In wet and swampy places along rivers, lakes and marshes.
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Content last updated: Tuesday 1 August 2017
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 58 - 59. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 299. (Includes a picture).

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.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 87. (Includes a picture).

Raven, P.H. (1978). Onagraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 340.

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

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 220.

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Flora of Botswana: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Flora of Malawi: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Flora of Mozambique: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Flora of Zambia: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ludwigia leptocarpa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ludwigia leptocarpa
African Plant Database: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Ludwigia leptocarpa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ludwigia leptocarpa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ludwigia leptocarpa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ludwigia leptocarpa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ludwigia leptocarpa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ludwigia leptocarpa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ludwigia leptocarpa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ludwigia leptocarpa
Ispot Southern Africa: Ludwigia leptocarpa
JSTOR Plant Science: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ludwigia leptocarpa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ludwigia leptocarpa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Ludwigia leptocarpa
Tropicos: Ludwigia leptocarpa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Ludwigia leptocarpa.
http://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142680, retrieved 17 October 2017

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