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Genus: Polygonum

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 20 species, native mainly to the temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. Five species are native to southern Africa and one species is naturalised to the region.

Species native to southern Africa

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

Polygonum arenastrum

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Polygonum maritimum

 

Polygonum plebeium

 

Polygonum snijmaniae

 

Polygonum undulatum

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

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

Polygonum aviculare

 

 


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