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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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006). Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Page 22.

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

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: Species information: Polygonum arenastrum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164030, retrieved 2 June 2023

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