Polygonum

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Contains 3 accepted taxa overall.

Family:POLYGONACEAE
Common Name:KNOTWEED
Genus Notes:It has been recommended that Polygonella be included within Polygonum, as evidenced by DNA and morphology (Ronse De Craene et al. 2004; Schuster et al. 2015).
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CARYOPHYLLALES
FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus Polygonum

Citation

Citation POLYGONUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 359. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Polygonum aviculare Linnaeus, typ. cons.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Polygonum argyrocoleon SILVERSHEATH KNOTWEED
Polygonum aviculare PROSTRATE KNOTWEED
Polygonum glaucum GLAUCOUS KNOTWEED

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Avicularia Avicularia (Meisner) Börner, Abh. Naturwiss. Vereine Bremen 21: 277. 1912.BASIONYM: Polygonum Linnaeus, sect. Avicularia Meisner, Monogr. Polyg. 85. 1836.TYPE: = Polygonum Linnaeus 1753.
Centinodium Centinodium Friche-Joset & Montandon, Syn. Fl. Jura 270. 1856. TYPE: Centinodium axillare Friche-Joset & Montandon 1856, nom. illegit. (Polygonum aviculare Linnaeus 1753.) = Polygonum Linnaeus 1753.
Cnopos Cnopos Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 13. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Cnopos ramosissimum (Michaux) Rafinesque (Polygonum ramosissimum Michaux)
Pleurostena Pleurostena Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 12. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Pleurostena serotina (Rafinesque) Rafinesque (Polygonum serotinum Rafinesque)
Sunania Sunania Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 95. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Sunania filiformis (Thunberg) Rafinesque (Polygonum filiforme Thunberg)