African Plant Database

Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) H. Gross
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49: 277 (1913) 
Information on the genus : Persicaria
Basionym : Polygonum nepalense Meisn.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polygonum nepalense Meisn. (1826)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polygonum punctatum var. alatum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don
=Polygonum alatum Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don (1825)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender, branched, straggling annual herb; stems basally succulent herb;…
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Ecology : In wet forest zones, by streams and rivers; marshes; grassland; forest edges; weed of cultivation; 1140-2700(-3500) m alt. Madagascar; S. Africa (? introduced); Fernando Poo (Bioko); tropical Asia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.1 - 0.5 m. Alt 300 - 1600 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°116007 modified 2007-03-30
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