Ludwigia arcuata × Ludwigia repens

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Vegatatively similar to L. palustris, but distinguished by its pedunculate flowers with short, readily deciduous yellow petals. Flowers Jan.–Mar. (2 records).

A popular cultivated hybrid grown as an aquarium plant. Recorded as an aggressive weed in a pond in the Melbourne suburb of Wantirna.

Not observed to produce seed, plants apparently spreading vegetatively, and currently restricted to the margins of a single pond.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2017-09-11
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-05-02
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Myrtales
family Onagraceae
genus Ludwigia
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