Aeschynomene indica L.

Aeschynomene indica L.

Synonymy

    Distribution

    GR(NE

    Greece (North-East Greece present)

    Status

    Alien / Established

    Chorology

    [paleotropical]

    Life-form

    Therophyte, Hemicryptophyte

    Habitat

    Freshwater habitats, Agricultural and Ruderal habitats

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81

    No

    Notes

    A tropical species of Asian origin, perennial to over-wintering annual herb to ca. 1 m tall. Introduced as a weed of rice fields, now well-established and locally naturalized, observed since 2010 in cultivated fields on alluvial deposits along the Strymonas river. Actually not known to occur elsewhere in the Euro+Med area.

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