Taxon: Polygonum perfoliatum L.

Synonym of Persicaria perfoliata

Genus: Polygonum
Family: Polygonaceae
  Subfamily: Polygonoideae
      Tribe: Polygoneae
Nomen number: 29263
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:1006. 1759
Comment: valid publication verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 16-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-May-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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