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The Botanical System of the Plants
Das Botanisches System der Pflanzen
Friedrich A. Lohmueller

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Familia: Polygonaceae Juss. (1789), nom. cons. (knotweed family - Knöterichgewächse)
Genus:  Persicaria (L.) Mill., (smartweeds, pinkweeds, - Knöteriche)

Persicaria amphibia
Persicaria amphibia
Persicaria maculosa
Persicaria maculosa
Persicaria orientalis
Persicaria orientalis
 

Species: ~150
Geography:

Species (former in Polygonum):
  • Persicaria affinis Wall. ex Meisn., (Polygonum affine).
  • Persicaria alata (Polygonum alatum).
  • Persicaria alpina (Polygonum alpinum), (alpine knotweed).
  • Persicaria amphibia L. (Polygonum amphibium), (amphibious bistort - Wasser-Knöterich), - Europe.
  • Persicaria amplexicaulis (Polygonum amplexicaule), - Mountain fleece).
  • Persicaria bistorta (L.) Samp., (Polygonum bistorta), (bistort), - Europe.
  • Persicaria campanulata (Polygonum campanulatum), (lesser knotweed).
    syn.: Reynoutria campanulatum
  • Persicaria capitata (Polygonum capitatum), - (pink bubbles persicaria), - Europe.
  • Persicaria dubia Schrank, - (Milder Knöterich), - Europe.
    syn.: Polygonum mite,
    syn.: Persicaria mitis,
    syn.: Persicaria laxiflora
  • Persicaria emodi (Polygonum emodi).
  • Persicaria virginiana (Polygonum filiforme).
  • Persicaria hydropiper (L.) Spach. (Polygonum hydropiper), (water-pepper - Wasserpfeffer), - temperate Northern hemisphere.
  • Persicaria lapathifolia (Polygonum lapathifolium), (pale persicaria, nodding smartweed - Ampfer-Knöterich), - Europe.
  • Persicaria longiseta (Polygonum longisetum).
  • Persicaria laxiflora = Persicaria dubia
  • Persicaria macrophylla (Polygonum macrophyllum).
  • Persicaria maculosa (Polygonum persicaria), (redshank, persicaria, lady's thumb - Floh-Knöterich), - Europe, Asia, neophyt in North America.
  • Persicaria microcephala (Polygonum microcephalum), (red dragon persicaria).
  • Persicaria milletii (Polygonum milletii).
  • Persicaria minor (Polygonum minus), (small water-pepper - Kleiner Knöterich), - Europe.
  • Persicaria mitis (Polygonum mite) = Persicaria dubia, (tasteless water-pepper).
  • Persicaria mollis (Polygonum molle)
  • Persicaria nepalensis (Polygonum nepalense)
  • Persicaria odorata Lour., (Polygonum odoratum), (Vietnamese coriander), - Vietnam, Asia.
  • Persicaria orientalis (L.) Spach,(Polygonum orientale L.), - ( Östlicher Knöterich, Garten-Knöterich), - China, Iran, Malayan archipelago,India.
  • Persicaria pensylvanica (Polygonum pensylvanicum), (Pennsylvania smartweed, pink knotweed, pinkweed - Pennsylvanischer Knöterich), - USA.
  • Persicaria polymorpha - (Knotweed)
  • Persicaria runcinata (Polygonum runciforme)
  • Persicaria sagittata (Polygonum sagittatum), (arrowleaf tearthumb, American tear-thumb, scratchgrass).
  • Persicaria tenuicaulis (Polygonum tenuicaule)
  • Persicaria tinctoria(Ait.) `? (Polygonum tinctorium), (Färberknöterich)
  • Persicaria vaccinifolia (Polygonum vaccinifolium)
  • Persicaria virginiana (L.) Gaertn., (Polygonum virginianum), (Jumpseed).
    syn.: Persicaria filiformis
    syn.: Tovara virginiana
  • Persicaria vivipara L., (Polygonum viviparum) (alpine bistort), - Alps, Carpathians, Pyrenees, Caucasus, Tibetan Plateau.
  • Persicaria wallichii (Polygonum wallichii), (Himalayan knotweed).
    syn.: Polygonum polystachyum
  • Persicaria weyrichii (Polygonum weyrichii)

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