Polygonum minus Hud.

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (BUCKWHEAT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Persicaria minor (Huds.) Opiz
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Persicaria minor (Huds.) Opiz
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy areas in grasslands of the higher ranges
  • Comments / notes : Occasional near water cources
  • Flower, Fruit : January-July
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Odisha : Keonjhar district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Dindigul district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Europe, Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1987). Flora of Tamilnadu, India vol. 2.
  • 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 minus. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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