Polygonum arenastrum Boreau

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Frequency: Rare
Status: Introduced
Derivation of specific name: arenastrum: resembling the genus Arenaria (a genus in the Caryophyllaceae which has small ovate or lanceolate, opposite leaves)
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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External websites:

African Plant Database: Polygonum arenastrum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Polygonum arenastrum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Polygonum arenastrum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Polygonum arenastrum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Polygonum arenastrum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Polygonum arenastrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Polygonum arenastrum
Ispot Southern Africa : Polygonum arenastrum
JSTOR Plant Science: Polygonum arenastrum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Polygonum arenastrum
Tropicos: Polygonum arenastrum
West African Plants database: Polygonum arenastrum

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: Species information: Polygonum arenastrum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164030, retrieved 26 May 2016

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