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Taxon: Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross

 
Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 409767
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49:275. 1913
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • devil's-tail tearthumb  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • giant climbing tearthumb  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • mile-a-minute-vine  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • mile-a-minute-weed  (Source: Pl Invasion) - English
  • minuteweed  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • tearthumb  (Source: Castanea) - English
  • ishimikawa  (Source: Castanea) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • gang ban gui  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur, Primorye]
    • CHINA: China, [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu (possibly), Hainan Sheng] Hong Kong
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India (n.e.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines (n.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey

    Northern America
    • Canada, North America

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  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.
  5. Güner, A. 1984. A new record for the flora of Turkey and a new sub species from Anatolia. Candollea 39:345-348.
  6. International Development Consortium. Invasive species compendium (on-line resource).
  7. Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the IUCN Species Survival Commission; National Biological Information Infrastructure, Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research and the University of Auckland. Global invasive species database (on-line resource).
  8. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  9. Park, C.-W. 1988. Taxonomy of Polygonum section Echinocaulon (Polygonaceae). Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 47:22. Note: = Polygonum perfoliatum L.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. USDA National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). URL: http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/plants/mileminute.shtml target='_blank'
  12. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Polygonum perfoliatum L.
  14. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross :


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?409767. Accessed 21 September 2019.