Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Ludwigia octovalvis

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Onagraceae [family]
Ludwigia [genus] (2)
octovalvis [species]

Classification

Onagraceae [family]
Ludwigia [genus] (2)
octovalvis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to Pacific, Southern America, Ogasawara-shoto, Asia-Tropical, Africa and Northern America.

    Publications

    • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 3. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 6: 658. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Proosdij, A.S.J. van 2012. Arnoldo's Zakflora: Wat in het wild groeit en bloeit op Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao. 318 pp.. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of St. Maarten. 102 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]