Taxon: Reynoutria japonica Houtt.

 
Genus: Reynoutria
Family: Polygonaceae
  Subfamily: Polygonoideae
      Tribe: Polygoneae
Nomen number: 400616
Place of publication: Handl. pl.- kruidk. 8:639. 1773-1783
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Oct-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec, as Fallopia japonica; F NAmer, as Fallopia japonica)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Food Feed Crops US, as Polygonum cuspidatum)
  • Animal food: fodder (fide Mansf Ency, as Fallopia japonica)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn, as Polygonum cuspidatum; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2, as Polygonum cuspidatum)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2, as Polygonum cuspidatum)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Rep NCEPPC, as Polygonum cuspidatum; Invasive Pl Spec, as Fallopia japonica; F NAmer, as Fallopia japonica)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Gansu, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Hainan, - Henan, - Hubei, - Hunan, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea, South; Taiwan

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand - North Island, - South Island
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Latvia; Lithuania; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - Quebec; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island, - Vermont, - West Virginia
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia, - District of Columbia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia, - Manitoba
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  • Ronse Decraene, L.-P. & J. R. Akeroyd 1988. Generic limits in Polygonum and related genera (Polygonaceae) on the basis of floral characters Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 98:369.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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