Genus: Aconogonon (Meisn.) Rchb.

Possible synonym of: Koenigia L.

Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Persicarieae
Genus number: 17073
Last updated: 25-Apr-2019
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • original spelling = "Aconogonum", but based on Polygonum sect. Aconogonon Meisn.
  • • a proposal for conservation (nom. cons.) with the spelling Aconogonon (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.11) against the original spelling was considered unnecessary

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2016. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 67. Taxon 65:172. Note: proposal not recommended, considered unnecessary
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: accepts
  3. Gandhi, K. N. & J. L. Reveal. 2014. (2297) Proposal to conserve the name Aconogonon (Polygonaceae) with that spelling. Taxon 63:687-688. Note: accepts
  4. Hong, S.-P. 1991. A revision of Aconogonon (=Polygonum sect. Aconogonon, Polygonaceae) in North America. Rhodora 93:322-346. Note: accepts
  5. Hong, S.-P. 1992. Taxonomy of the genus Aconongonon (Polygonaceae) in Himalaya and adjacent regions. Symb. Bot. Upsal. 30(2):1-118. Note: accepts
  6. 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. 98:337. Note: = Persicaria Mill.
  7. Schuster, T. M. et al. 2015. An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia. Taxon 64:1188-1208. Note: = Koenigia L.
  8. Wilson, K. L. 2017. Report of the General Committee: 17. Taxon 66:478. Note: proposal not recommended, considered unnecessary

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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.