2202.000 Fagopyrum Mill. - Buckwheats

Ronse Decraene, L.-P. & Akeroyd, J.R. (1988) Generic limits in Polygonum and related genera (Polygonaceae) on the basis of floral characters Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 98 321-371

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial erect herbs. Ochreae present, short. Perianth petaloid. Stamens 8; styles 3. Nut greatly exceeding the perianth.

Worldwide: 8 species in Asia and E Africa

Zimbabwe: 1 taxon.

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Flora of Botswana: Fagopyrum
Flora of Mozambique: Fagopyrum
Flora of Zambia: Fagopyrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Fagopyrum

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Fagopyrum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Fagopyrum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Fagopyrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fagopyrum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fagopyrum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Fagopyrum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=517, retrieved 26 June 2016

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