Taxon: Persicaria senegalensis (Meisn.) Soják

 
Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 409758
Place of publication: Preslia 46:155. 1974
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 31-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • cataia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-de-bicho  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed, as Polygonum senegalense)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Plants of southern Africa: an online checklist. (Pl SAfr Online)
  3. Catarino, L. et al. 2001. Aquatic and wetland plants in Guinea-Bissau: an overview Syst. & Geogr. Pl. 71:197-2008.
  4. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  7. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. (F Arabia)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  10. Wilson, K. L. 1990. Some widespread species of Persicaria (Polygonaceae) and their allies Kew Bull. 45:630.

Check other web resources for Persicaria senegalensis (Meisn.) Soják :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

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=409758. Accessed 21 May 2018.