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Taxon: Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre

 
Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 409764
Place of publication: Fl. Auvergne ed. 2:519. 1800 (S. F. Gray, Nat. arr. Brit. pl. 2:268. 1822)
Link to protologue:
Comment: according to J. L. Reveal (pers. comm. via e-mail on 1 May 2010) publication of this book took place on 10 Jan 1822, not 1 Nov 1821 as indicated in TL-2
Name Verified on: 15-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • amphibious bistort  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • water persicaria  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • water smartweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • willow-grass  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • renouée amphibie  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • poligono anfibio  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • liang qi liao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Polygonum amphibium L.)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Tunisia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa [Free State, Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Syria
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal, Pakistan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] Greenland, 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 [Saskatchewan, Alberta, 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, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (e. & w.), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Nevada, Utah]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  2. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh. Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  3. CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) Note: = Polygonum amphibium L.
  4. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa. Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: lists as Polygonum amphibia (L.) Gray
  6. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: = Polygonum amphibium L.
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: lists as Polygonum amphibia (L.) Gray
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: lists as Polygonum amphibia (L.) Gray
  10. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. Note: lists as Polygonum amphibia (L.) Gray
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  12. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  13. Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae. Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  14. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996-. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. Note: lists as Polygonum amphibia (L.) Gray
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2. Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  18. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: = Polygonum amphibium L.
  19. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: lists as Persicaria amphibia (L.) Gray; = Polygonum amphibium L.
  20. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary. Note: = Polygonum amphibium

Check other web resources for Persicaria amphibia (L.) Delarbre :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?409764. Accessed 12 December 2019.