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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to Central & E. Central China.
Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Persicaria microcephala (D.Don) H.Gross appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [1704], Nepal K000831110
Clarke, C.B. [21859], Meghalaya K000831111
Wallich, N. [1704], Nepal K000831112

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

Accepted by

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Choudhary, R.K., Srivastava, R.C., Das, A.K. & Lee, J. (2012). Floristic diversity assessment and vegetation analysis of Upper Siang district of eastern Himalaya in North East India Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 222-246.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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