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Polygonum aviculare L.
Family : POLYGONACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 362 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Polygonum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polygonum aviculare L. subsp. aviculare
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygonum aviculare var. monspeliense (Pers.) Aschers. (1864)
=Polygonum aviculare var. aphyllum Hayne (1817)
=Polygonum aviculare var. condensatum Becker (1828)
=Polygonum aviculare var. erectum (Roth) Hayne non L.
=Polygonum aviculare var. latifolium Coss. & Germain (1845)
=Polygonum aviculare var. minimum Murith (1810)
=Polygonum neglectum Besser (1821)
=Polygonum aviculare var. neglectum (Besser) Rchb. (1832)
=Polygonum aviculare var. parvulum Zapal. (1908)
=Polygonum aviculare var. triviale Rchb. (1832)
=Polygonum litorale auct.
=*Polygonum aviculare subsp. decumbens Sauvage
=Polygonum decumbens P. Fourn. ex Vindt (1952)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Polygonum aviculare L. subsp. aviculare
Polygonum aviculare subsp. rurivagum (Jord. ex Boreau) Berher (1887)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.15 - 1 m. Alt 50 - 2550 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC

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More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 115930
 
Record n°115930 modified 2006-11-23
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