EPPO Global Database

Ludwigia erecta(LUDER)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LUDER
  • Preferred name: Ludwigia erecta
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Hara


Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern to Bolivia and southern Brazil). Introduced in southern Mediterranean, Sénégal to Somalia, Guinée to Centrafrique, Angola, Zaïre, Tanzania and southern Africa (except Namibia, South Africa), Madagascar

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Jussiaea erecta Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
clavito Spanish (CO)
flor de clavo Spanish (BO)
palisandro Spanish (CU)
yerba de cigarro Spanish (PR)
yerba de nicotea Spanish