African Plant Database

Polygonum robynsii De Wild.
Protologue : Pl. Bequaert. 5: 261 (1931)
Information on the genus : Polygonum
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Persicaria capitata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygonum capitatum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don (1825)
=Persicaria capitata (Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don) H. Gross (1913)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with ramose stems, procumbent and rooting at 40-90 cm high; shoots dying down to the base, woody at the
Ecology : Moist places in arable cultivation. Only known from the type collected in 1926.
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Record n°115991 modified 2015-09-01
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