Polygonum orientale L.

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (BUCKWHEAT FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Polygonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Persicaria orientalis (L.) Spach
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On hills along stream banks and river bed. Introduced
  • Flower, Fruit : -ebruary onwards
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Bengaluru district
    • Tamil Nadu : Kolli Hills (Namakkal district)
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, China, Japan, Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.; Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
  • 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 orientale. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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