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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Afghanistan to Central Asia and W. Pakistan.

[FZ]

Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 9, Part 3. Polygonaceae-Myriaceae. Pope GV, Polhill RM, Martins ES. 2006.

Type
Type from Asia (Turkestan).
Habit
A vigorous woody climber, up to 5 m high or more A vigorous woody climber, up to 5 m high or more.
Stem
Stems branched; stems and branches glabrous, sometimes with papillose branches Stems branched; stems and branches glabrous, sometimes with papillose branches.
Ocrea
Ocrea membranous Ocrea membranous.
Flowers
Flowers pedicellate, in whorls of 3 or more in the axils of bracts; whorls arranged in terminal panicles of many slender racemes 3–10 cm long; pedicels 4–10 mm long, filiform, articulated below the middle; bracts up to 2 mm long Flowers pedicellate, in whorls of 3 or more in the axils of bracts; whorls arranged in terminal panicles of many slender racemes 3–10 cm long; pedicels 4–10 mm long, filiform, articulated below the middle; bracts up to 2 mm long.
Perianth
Perianth white, pinkish or bright pink, 4–7 mm long, the 3 outer segments ovate, broadly decurrently winged in fruit Perianth white, pinkish or bright pink, 4–7 mm long, the 3 outer segments ovate, broadly decurrently winged in fruit.
Filaments
Filaments filiform, slightly enlarged toward the base and papillose Filaments filiform, slightly enlarged toward the base and papillose.
Ovary
Ovary 2–3 mm long; stigmas sessile, peltate, ± fimbriate on the margin
Fruits
Nut black, smooth, glossy, 3–4.5 mm long. Nut black, smooth, glossy, 3–4.5 mm long.
Distribution
Native to Turkestan and China, often cultivated for ornament and occasionally naturalized elsewhere; c.1100–1400 m. ZIM C, ZIM E Zimbabwe
Leaves
Leaves petiolate; lamina pale green, 2.5–10 × 1.5–6 cm, ovate, obtuse or ± acuminate to the apex, cordate or sagittate at the base, dentate or crenate on the margin. Leaves petiolate; lamina pale green, 2.5–10 × 1.5–6 cm, ovate, obtuse or ± acuminate to the apex, cordate or sagittate at the base, dentate or crenate on the margin
Pistil
Ovary 2–3 mm long; stigmas sessile, peltate, ± fimbriate on the margin.

[FTEA]

Polygonaceae, R. A. Graham. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1958

Habit
A decorative woody, climbing and twining herb, glabrous throughout.
Stem
Stems brownish red.
Leaves
Leaves in clusters at the nodes of the main stems, ovate, apically acute to rounded, basally hastate to cordate and very shortly cuneate to the petiole, up to 7.5 × 4.5 cm., sometimes as broad as long.
Petiole
Petioles usually long, 2–6 cm.
Inflorescences
Inflorescence a much-branched, diffuse, terminal panicle of many slender racemes 3–10 cm. long.
Bracts
Bracts readily tearing.
Flowers
Flowers whitish 3–4 in each cluster.
Pedicel
Pedicels filiform, 3–12 mm. long.
Tepal
Tepals 5, the inner two obovate, the outer three ovate, winged, the wings decurrent down the pedicel.
Stamens
Stamens 8.
Style
Styles 3, ± sessile.
Fruits
Nut black, smooth, shining, trigonous, ± 5 mm. long.
Habitat
“ In hedges and fields. Climber in gardens. ” No doubt an escape, which may, however, spread locally.
Distribution
a native of Turkestanwidely planted for decoration in gardens K4

Native to:

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan

Introduced into:

Alabama, Austria, California, Colorado, Czechoslovakia, Eritrea, Great Britain, Kenya, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Pennsylvania, Romania, Spain, Tunisia, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Zimbabwe

Fallopia baldschuanica (Regel) Holub appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 11, 1988 Regel, A. [s.n.], Turkmenistan K000831173
Regel, A. [s.n.], Turkmenistan K000831172

First published in Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 6: 176 (1971)

Accepted by

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  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Larson, J., Reif, B., Nelson, B.E. & Hartman, R.L. (2014). Floristic studies in North Central New Mexico, U.S.A. the Sange de Cristo mountains Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 8: 271-303.
  • Akeroyd, J.R. (2013). Docks and Knotweeds of Britain and Ireland: 1-258. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2005). Flora of North America North of Mexico 5: 1-656. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Qaiser, M. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 205: 1-190. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 6: 176 (1971). TAB. 6.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • von Raab-Straube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2020). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 12 Willdenowia 50: 305-341.
  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & Schiman-Czeika, H. (1968). Flora Iranica 56: 1-88. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Ovczinnikov, P.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora Tadzhikskoi SSR 3: 1-710. Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva.
  • Graham, R.A. (1958). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Polygonaceae: 1-40.

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