Polygonum convolvulus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 364 (1753)
This name is a synonym of Fallopia convolvulus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Fallopia convolvulus.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Fallopia convolvulus.]
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1. Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. [Cited as Fallopia convolvulus.]
  • Park, C.W. (ed.) (2018). Flora of Korea 3: 1-131. National Institute of Biological Resources. [Cited as Fallopia convolvulus.]
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae. [Cited as Fallopia convolvulus.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Fallopia convolvulus.]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Sp. Pl.: 364 (1753).
  • Meisn. in DC, Prodr. 14: 135 (1856).
  • Syme in Smith, Eng. Bot., ed. 3, 8: 61 (1868).

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Jansen, P., Lemmens, R., Oyen, L., Siemonsma, J., Stavast, F. & Van Valkenburg, J. (1991) Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Basic list of species and commodity grouping. Final version. Pudoc, Wageningen.

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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