subfamily Polygonoideae

Family number: 2216    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 53
Type genus: Polygonum L.
Comments: dicot

Complete list of genera


  1. Galasso, G. et al. 2009. Molecular phylogeny of Polygonum L. s.l. (Polygonoideae, Polygonaceae), focusing on European taxa: preliminary results and systematic considerations based on rbcL plastidial sequence data. Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat. 150:113-148.
  2. Sanchez, A. et al. 2011. Taxonomy of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): a new tribal classification. Taxon 60:151-160.


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 5 July 2020.