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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Afghanistan to Central China.

Native to:

Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, 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
Henry, A. [1818], Hubei Bistorta amplexicaulis subsp. sinensis K000831190
Henry, A. [s.n.], Hubei Bistorta amplexicaulis subsp. sinensis K000831189
Strachey, R. [Cat. no. s.n.], India Polygonum oxyphyllum K001132880
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1715], India Polygonum oxyphyllum K001113972

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

Accepted by

  • Qaiser, M. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 205: 1-190. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

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.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & Schiman-Czeika, H. (1968). Flora Iranica 56: 1-88. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

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