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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Fallopia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2117, retrieved 19 September 2021

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