Genus: Persicaria (L.) Mill.

 
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Common names: knotweed, smartweed
Genus number: 15859
Last updated: 04-Nov-2011
Accession Count: 40 (13 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: Persicaria J. Hill (1753), nom. inval.

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America.. (F NAmer)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist.. (L Medit)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan.. (F Japan)
  • Kim, S.-T. & M. J. Donoghue 2008. Molecular phylogeny of Persicaria (Persicarieae, Polygonaceae). Syst. Bot. 33:77-86.
  • 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. 98:330.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2.. (F Eur ed2)
  • Wilson, K. L. 1990. Some widespread species of Persicaria (Polygonaceae) and their allies. Kew Bull. 45:621-636.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition).. (F ChinaEng)
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Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Persicaria
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=15859. Accessed 15 November 2018.