1. Family: Polygonaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Bistorta (L.) Scop.
      1. Bistorta amplexicaulis (D.Don) Greene

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, Ireland

    Bistorta amplexicaulis (D.Don) Greene appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1988 Wallich, N. [1716], Uttaranchal K000831199
    Jan 1, 1988 Wallich, N. [1716], Uttaranchal K000831200
    Jan 1, 1988 Wallich, N. [1716 2], Indian Subcontinent K000831201
    Jan 1, 1988 Clarke, C.B. [19497], Uttaranchal K000831198
    Strachey, R. [Cat. no. s.n.], India Polygonum oxyphyllum K001132880
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1715], India Polygonum oxyphyllum K001113972
    Henry, A. [1818], Hubei Bistorta amplexicaulis subsp. sinensis K000831190
    Henry, A. [s.n.], Hubei Bistorta amplexicaulis subsp. sinensis K000831189

    First published in Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 21 (1904)

    Not accepted by

    • Akeroyd, J.R. (2013). Docks and Knotweeds of Britain and Ireland: 1-258. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. [Cited as Persicaria amplexicaulis.]
    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Persicaria amplexicaulis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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