Polygonum dichotomum Blume

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (BUCKWHEAT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Polygonum pedunculare Wall. ex Meisn.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Persicaria dichotoma (Blume) Masam.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often along marshes on hills
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district, Hassan district, Uttara Kannada district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Tropical Asia, Australia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, China, Malesia, Australia, Indo-China
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state
  • 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=Polygonum dichotomum. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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