2201.040 Fallopia Adans.

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006) Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3)

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs, sometimes shrubs. Stems scrambling or climbing. Leaves alternate, petiolate. Flowers in lax racemes or panicles or clusters in leaf axils. Perianth 5(6)-merous, the 3 outer segments accrescent and keeled or winged in fruit. Fruit a nut trigonous, not exceeding the perianth.

Worldwide: Nine species from Europe and Asia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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baldschuanica (Regel) Holub

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Flora of Mozambique: Fallopia

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fallopia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fallopia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fallopia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Fallopia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Fallopia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fallopia
JSTOR Plant Science: Fallopia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fallopia
Plants of the World Online: Fallopia
Tropicos: Fallopia
Wikipedia: Fallopia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Fallopia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2117, retrieved 22 February 2024

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