Persicaria Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4.: [s.p.] (1754)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Ascension, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, Desventurados Is., District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Føroyar, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kazan-retto, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Marianas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Cook Is., Falkland Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Society Is., Tonga, Tubuai Is., Wallis-Futuna Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia. Taxon 64: 1188-1208.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 98: 330–338 (1988).
  • Gard. Dict. abr. ed. 4, 1 (1754).
  • K.L. Wilson in Kew Bull. 45: 621–636 (1990).
  • Kew Bull. 45: 621–636 (1990).
  • Ronse Decraene & Akeroyd in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 98: 330–338 (1988).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2018 Weiblen, G., et al. [1026] Papua New Guinea K000342439 No
Jan 1, 2018 Betz, W. [125] Papua New Guinea K000342438 No
Jan 1, 2018 Betz, W. [105] Papua New Guinea K000342437 No
Mar 1, 1998 Hosseus, C.C. [31] Thailand K000831141 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Brummitt, R.; Chisumpa; Polhill [13954] Zambia K000244079 Holotype No
Jan 1, 1991 Schimper [163] Ethiopia K000244076 Isotype No
Jan 1, 1991 Schimper [163] Ethiopia K000244077 Lectotype Yes
Sep 1, 1989 Hallier, H.G. [1291] Indonesia K000831144 Type Yes
Sep 1, 1989 Hallier, H.G. [1291] Indonesia K000831143 Isotype Yes
Sep 1, 1989 Brown, R. [3001] Australia K000831166 Isotype Yes
Mar 27, 1989 Royle, J.F. [s.n.] Indian Subcontinent K000831093 Type Yes
Mar 14, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.] Australia K000831159 Isolectotype Yes
Mar 14, 1989 Brown, R. [2998] Australia K000831160 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mar 13, 1989 Hedberg, O. [2049] Uganda K000244078 Type Yes
Mar 1, 1989 Brown. R. [2999] Australia K000831163 Type Yes
Mar 1, 1989 Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000244088 Type Yes
Mar 1, 1989 South Africa K000244087 Type Yes
Mar 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.] Australia K000831162 Isolectotype Yes
Mar 1, 1989 Harvy [s.n.] South Africa K000244086 Syntype Yes
Mar 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.] Australia K000831161 Unknown Type Material Yes
Feb 14, 1989 Brown, R. [3004] Australia K000831167 Isolectotype Yes
Feb 14, 1989 Brown, R. [3002] Australia K000831168 Isolectotype Yes
Feb 1, 1989 s.coll. [s.n.] Australia K000831170 Unknown Type Material Yes
Feb 1, 1989 Brown, R. [2305] Australia K000831169 Isolectotype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China K000831066 Unknown Type Material Yes
Welwitsch [5362] Angola K000244081 Syntype No
Bullock, A., A. [2666] Tanzania K000244080 Holotype Yes
Nguyen, V.D.; Vu, X.P.; Nguyen, T.C.; Bui, H.Q.; Kok, R.P.J.; Utteridge, T.M.A.; Moore, A.; Trudgen, M.; Briggs, M. [HNK-1511] Vietnam K001590044 Yes
Davis, P.H. [47040] Turkey K000315899 No
Holub, E. [s.n.] South Africa K000244090 Unknown Type Material No
Kotschy, T. [437] Iraq K000831062 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lea, J., H. M. [3108] South Africa K000244089 Type No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 514] United Kingdom K000914094 Yes
Kotschy, T. [437] Iraq K000831061 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 522] United Kingdom K000914090 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [17920] Bangladesh K000831131 Syntype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000831142 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China K000831065 Unknown Type Material Yes
Baron, R. [3710] Madagascar K000244085 Type No
Sampson, G.T. [7497] China K000831086 Type Yes
Davis, P.H.; Coode [D39083] Turkey K000315900 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 256] United Kingdom K000914095 Yes
Baron, R. [3414] Madagascar K000244084 Unknown Type Material No
Clarke, C.B. [14355] Bangladesh K000831092 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dollinger [s.n.] Senegal K000244075 Unknown Type Material Yes
Chile K000532008 Unknown Type Material Yes
Forrest, G. [25039] Burma K000831133 Type Yes
Rico, L.; Arevshatyan, I.; Rukhkyan, N. [1760] Armenia K000297292 No
Cope, T.A. [RBG 223] United Kingdom K000914092 Yes
Henry, A. [9245] China K000831067 Type Yes
Swinhoe, R. [s.n.] Taiwan K000831085 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [1703] Nepal K000831118 Unknown Type Material Yes
Roger [21] Senegal K000244074 Type Yes
Backer, C.A. [32830] Indonesia K000831154 Unknown Type Material Yes
Moseley [s.n.] Cabo Verde K001134482 No
Zohary, D.; Amursky, I. [408] Israel K000315901 No
Henry, A. [9245] China K000831068 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hance, H.F. [1057] China K000831091 Unknown Type Material Yes
Leeuwen, W.M., van [12853] Indonesia K000831151 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Japan K000831084 Unknown Type Material Yes
Chevalier, A. [44756] Cabo Verde K001134483 No
Maries, C. [s.n.] Japan K000831090 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 231] United Kingdom K000914093 Yes
Mendez [s.n.] Madagascar K000244083 Unknown Type Material No

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