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Genus: Polygonella Michx.

Sometimes included in: Polygonum L.

Family: Polygonaceae subfamily Polygonoideae tribe Polygoneae
Genus number: 9710
Last updated: 01-Apr-2011

List of Species Records in GRIN.

References for genus:

  • De Craene, L. P. R. et al. 2004. What is the taxonomic status of Polygonella? Evidence of floral morphology. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 91:320–345. [includes in Polygonum as subsection].
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. (F NAmer) [accepts].
  • Horton, J. H. 1963. A taxonomic revision of Polygonella (Polygonaceae). Brittonia 15:177–203. [accepts].
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Polygonella:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (29 August 2015)

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