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Taxon: Bistorta vivipara (L.) Delarbre

 
Genus: Bistorta
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 448785
Place of publication: Fl. Auvergne ed. 2, 2:516. 1800
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 29-Aug-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Jul-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • alpine bistort  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • poligono viviparo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • mukago-tora-no-o  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • zhu ya liao  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - Transcribed Chinese
  • zhu ya quan shen  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Polygonum viviparum); folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Polygonum viviparum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Kamchatka, Magadan, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Guizhou, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu] Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, Quebec] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Nevada, Utah]


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  3. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  4. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  5. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  6. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Bistorta vivipara (L.) Delarbre :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=448785. Accessed 21 November 2018.