variants or less commonly Ludvigia
: a genus of perennial herbs (family Onagraceae) chiefly of tropical or warm regions that have 4-parted flowers and a short capsular fruit

Word History


New Latin, from Christian G. Ludwig †1773 German botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Ludwigia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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