EPPO Global Database

Limnophila sessiliflora(LIOSE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

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


Himalayas, Sri Lanka, India, Indochina, Malesia (Malaya, Java), China, Japan. Widely cultivated as an aquarium plant. Introduced in USA (southern), South America (Bolivia). Its potential to become invasive is under evaluation 

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hottonia sessiliflora Vahl

Common names
Name Language
ambulia English
Asian marshweed English
limnophila English (US)
ambulia naine French
ambulis French
asclépiade asiatique French
kikumo Japanese
キクモ Japanese
shí lóng wěi Chinese
石龙尾 Chinese
구와말 Korean
gu wa mal Korean