EPPO Global Database

Ludwigia adscendens(LUDAC)

Code created in: 2004-04-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LUDAC
  • Preferred name: Ludwigia adscendens
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Hara


Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Jussiaea adscendens Linnaeus
Jussiaea fluviatilis von Blume
Jussiaea repens Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
floating water primrose English (US)
clavo de agua Spanish
kesara-dam Bengali
shuǐ lóng Chinese
水龙 Chinese