EPPO Global Database

Limnophila sessiliflora(LIOSE)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: LIOSE
  • Preferred name: Limnophila sessiliflora
  • Authority: (Vahl) Blume


Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, southeast Asia. Widely cultivated as an aquarium plant. Introduced in North America and possibly elsewhere. Its potential to become invasive is under evaluation 

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ambulia sessiliflora Baillon

Common names
Name Language
ambulia English
limnophila English (US)
ambulia naine French
ambulis French
asclépiade asiatique French
キクモ Japanese
kikumo Japanese
shí lóng wěi Chinese
石龙尾 Chinese