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  1. Family: Polygonaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Persicaria Mill.
      1. Species: Persicaria microcephala (D.Don) H.Gross
        1. Persicaria microcephala var. sphaerocephala (Wall. ex Meisn.) H.Hara

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is SW. India, Himalaya to Central China.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, China South-Central, India, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Persicaria microcephala var. sphaerocephala (Wall. ex Meisn.) H.Hara appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Strachey, R. [Cat. no. s.n.], India Polygonum sphaerocephalum K001132890
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1703], Nepal Polygonum sphaerocephalum K001113911

    Bibliography

    First published in Bull. Univ. Mus. Univ. Tokyo 2: 23 (1971)

    Accepted by

    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0