Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H.Raven

Family: Onagraceae Genus: Ludwigia Species: Ludwigia octovalvis (Jacq.) P.H.Raven






Synonym Ludwigia angustifolia Flower Color Yellow - Orange
Common Name Willow Primrose, false primrose, Jamaica loostrife, primrose willow, swamp primrose, water primrose, wild clove, yellow willow herb Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Willow Primrose, wild clov Flowering Period Jan-March
Vernacular /Local Name - Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Capsule
Habit Shrub Fruit Details Fruit Is A Thin-walled, 4-angled, Narrowly Cylindrical, 8-ribbed Capsule, 3-5 Cm Long, 2-8 Mm In Diameter
Habitat Occurs in moist places Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Pantropical Bark Details
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Ovate
Description of Species - Leaf Details The alternate leaves are linear to narrowly ovate with blades 1.3 to 16.2 cm long

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details