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Taxon: Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) H. Gross

 
Genus: Persicaria
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Nomen number: 452883
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49:277. 1913
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-May-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Nepal knotweed  (Source: pers. comm.) - English
  • Nepal persicaria  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • renouée du Népal  (Source: pers. comm.) - French
  • Nepal-Knöterich  (Source: pers. comm.) - German
  • poligono de Nepal  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as ground cover)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kurile Islands, Primorye, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xizang Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • North America


References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  7. Jonsell, B., ed. 2000. Flora nordica.
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: = Polygonum alatum D. Don
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Polygonum nepalense Meisn.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=452883. Accessed 21 October 2019.