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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (as Fallopia japonica)
  • Environmental: ornamental (as Fallopia japonica)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (as Fallopia japonica) folklore (as Polygonum cuspidatum)
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (as Fallopia japonica) potential seed contaminant (as Polygonum cuspidatum) potential seed contaminant (as Polygonum cuspidatum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng (n.), Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng (n.), Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô (s.w.), Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, South, Taiwan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand [North Island, South Island]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland (s.), Ireland, Norway (s.), Sweden (s.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Italy (n.), Romania, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal (n.), Spain (n.)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • 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]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  2. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press.
  3. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  4. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: = Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr.
  5. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  6. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: = Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 Note: = Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
  9. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). Note: = Polygonum cuspidatum Sieb. & Zucc.
  10. 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. Note: = Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr.
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: mentions

Check other web resources for Reynoutria japonica Houtt. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?400616. Accessed 20 September 2019.