Ludwigia

noun Lud·wig·ia \ lədˈwigēə \
variants: or less commonly Ludvigia \-ˈvig-\

Definition of Ludwigia

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

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Origin and Etymology of ludwigia

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


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