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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. China and Indo-China.

[FZ]

Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 9, Part 3. Polygonaceae-Myriaceae. Pope GV, Polhill RM, Martins ES. 2006.

Type
Type from Nepal.
Morphology General Habit
A prostrate to decumbent, sometimes climbing, perennial herb
Morphology Stem
Stems reddish-brown, 10–30 cm long, slender, branched, glandular-pubescent, rooting at the lower nodes
Morphology Leaves
Leaf lamina with upper part (5)10–35 × 5–20 mm, ovate to ovate-rhombic, acute or acuminate at the apex, cuneate to a short petiole-like basal part with lobes at the very base, glandular-pubescent on both surfaces when young and only on margins and nerves beneath when older, green above, pale green beneath with an inverted V-shaped blotch apparent on both surfaces near the middle of the leaf
Morphology Leaves Ocrea
Ocrea brownish, 4–8 mm long, truncate and ciliate at the apex, with reddish hairs outside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers sessile, in globose or oblong pedunculate capitula; capitula 5–10 mm in diameter and surrounded by membranous ovate bracts; peduncles up to 30 mm long, slender, glandular-pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth pinkish, 2.5–3 mm long, 5-lobed; lobes ovate, obtuse at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5; filaments 0.7 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.15 mm in diameter, globose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 0.4 mm long, ovoid; styles 3, united above the middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nut black and shiny, c. 2 mm long, ovoid, trigonous, smooth to minutely punctate.
Distribution
Malawi ZIM E, ZIM S, MAL S Zimbabwe Native of the subtropical and temperate Himalayas, cultivated as a garden ornamental, becoming naturalized in the Azores, Madeira, west and northwest Iberian Peninsula and occasionally in central and western Europe; 1200–1700 m.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 1000 - 2600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Austria, Azores, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, California, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Great Britain, Greece, Hawaii, Italy, Korea, Louisiana, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Marianas, Mauritius, Northern Provinces, Oregon, Portugal, Réunion, Spain, St.Helena, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Persicaria capitata (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Gross appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [s.n.], Nepal K000831089
s.coll. [1699] K000831088
Madden, E. [s.n.] K000831087
Wallich, N. [s.n.], Nepal Polygonum capitatum K000831089
Madden, E. [s.n.] Polygonum capitatum K000831087
s.coll. [1699] Polygonum capitatum K000831088
Strachey, R. [Cat. no. s.n.] Polygonum capitatum K001132895
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1699], Nepal Polygonum repens K001113899
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1699], India Polygonum repens K001113900
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1699] Polygonum repens K001113902
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 1699], Bangladesh Polygonum repens K001113901

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 277 (1913)

Accepted by

  • Akeroyd, J.R. (2013). Docks and Knotweeds of Britain and Ireland: 1-258. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2005). Flora of North America North of Mexico 5: 1-656. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Hohla, M. (2015). Hystrix patula - neu für Österrei, sowie weitere Beiträge zur Flora von Obenösterreich, Salzburg, Steiermark und Vorarlberg Stapfia 101: 83-100.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Kuo, M.L. (ed.) (2012). Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2, Suppl.: 1-414. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition, National Taiwan University.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Park, C.W. (ed.) (2018). Flora of Korea 3: 1-131. National Institute of Biological Resources.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Qaiser, M. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 205: 1-190. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Stinca, A. & al. (2017). New alien vascular species for the flora of southern Italy Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 295-301.

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Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 277 (1913).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akeroyd, J.R. (2013). Docks and Knotweeds of Britain and Ireland: 1-258. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flore des Mascareignes 136-148: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
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  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1997). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 11: 1-420. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2005). Flora of North America North of Mexico 5: 1-656. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
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  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Hohla, M. (2015). Hystrix patula - neu für Österrei, sowie weitere Beiträge zur Flora von Obenösterreich, Salzburg, Steiermark und Vorarlberg Stapfia 101: 83-100.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Kuo, M.L. (ed.) (2012). Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2, Suppl.: 1-414. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition, National Taiwan University.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Park, C.W. (ed.) (2018). Flora of Korea 3: 1-131. National Institute of Biological Resources.
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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