Ludwigia inclinata

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Ludwigia inclinata
Ludwigia inclinata in aquarium.jpeg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Onagraceae
Genus: Ludwigia
Species: L. inclinata
Binomial name
Ludwigia inclinata
(L.f.) M.Gómez

Ludwigia inclinata is a highly variable herb from Central and South America, usually found growing emersed or submersed in and around stagnant or moving bodies of water.

The verticellate forms, of which several are known, are among the most highly prized aquarium plants in the trade. They include Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Pantanal' and Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba'. When grown to its full height, Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Pantanal' is one of the most beautiful stem plants.