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Taxon: Polygonum argyrocoleon Steud. ex Kunze

 
Genus: Polygonum
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Polygoneae
Nomen number: 316792
Place of publication: Linnaea 20:17. 1847
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Persian knotweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • silver-sheath knotweed  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • ghardab  (Source: Ill L Qatar) - Arabic
  • zhou bian xu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (plant of disturbed sites); potential seed contaminant (plant of disturbed sites)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Xinjiang]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  2. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  6. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  9. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  12. Rollins, R. C. & I. A. Al-Shehbaz 1986. Weeds of south-west Asia in North America with special reference to the Cruciferae Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 89B:298.
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Polygonum argyrocoleon Steud. ex Kunze :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316792. Accessed 16 November 2018.