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
Name Verified on: 23-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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 (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Rep NCEPPC; Castanea 61:244-251. 1996; Invasive Pl Spec; F NAmer)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol, - Guangxi, - Xizang, - Hainan; Hong Kong
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Amur
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; North America
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: West Indies

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Güner, A. 1984. A new record for the flora of Turkey and a new sub species from Anatolia (Candollea) 39:345-348.
  • 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)
  • International Development Consortium Invasive species compendium (on-line resource). (Invasive Spec Comp)
  • 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). (Global Invasive Spec)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Park, C.-W. 1988. Taxonomy of Polygonum section Echinocaulon (Polygonaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 47:22.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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