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 cultivated taxon.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fagopyrum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fagopyrum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fagopyrum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fagopyrum
Plants of the World Online: Fagopyrum
Tropicos: Fagopyrum
Wikipedia: Fagopyrum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Fagopyrum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=517, retrieved 3 June 2023

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