Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) Miyabe

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (BUCKWHEAT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Basionym : Polygonum nepalense Meisn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) Miyabe
  • Vernacular name : Kangani machan-pillu (Tamil)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Naturalized in India
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, Kanyakumari district, The Nilgiri district, Theni district
  • Native : Himalayas
  • Literature : Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 2.; Gage 1903
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Persicaria nepalensis. Downloaded on 22 November 2019.

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