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Genus: Persicaria

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales

About 150 species, found in temperate regions worldwide, with nine species native to southern Africa and six species that are naturalised in the region.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Persicaria attenuata

 

Persicaria decipiens

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Persicaria glomerata

Recorded from Mozambique.

 

Persicaria hystricula

 

Persicaria madagascariensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Persicaria meisneriana

 

Persicaria senegalensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Persicaria setosula

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Persicaria strigosa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Persicaria amphibia

 

Persicaria capitata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Persicaria hydropiper

 

Persicaria lapathifolia

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Persicaria limbata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Persicaria nepalensis

 

 


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