Taxon: Persicaria hydropiper (L.) Delarbre

 
Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae
  Subfamily: Polygonoideae
      Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 400981
Place of publication: Fl. Auvergne ed. 2:518. 1800, nom. cons. (É. Spach, Hist. nat. vég. 10:536. 1841)
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Name Verified on: 17-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as Polygonum hydropiper)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2, as Polygonum hydropiper)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Weed CIBA, as Polygonum hydropiper)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Heilongjiang, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Gansu, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Jilin, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Liaoning, - Shanxi, - Shandong, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Qinghai, - Yunnan, - Nei Monggol, - Guangxi, - Ningxia, - Xinjiang, - Xizang, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Kurile Islands, - Primorye
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay; Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia - Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia - Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Lebanon; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Tasmania, - New South Wales, - Queensland, - Victoria, - Western Australia
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Montenegro; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. 1989- (F Iberica)
  • Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  • Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • Grellin, J. K. & J. Philpott A reference guide to medicinal plants. 1990 (RefGuide MedPl)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • 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. 98:366.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)
  • Ugarte, E. et al. 2011. Vascular alien flora, Chile (Check List) 7:365-382.
  • Van Wyk, B.-E. & M. Wink Medicinal plants of the world. 2004 (Med Pl World)
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico Diversity & Distrib. 10:113-123.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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