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Polygonaceae

Antigonon Endl.

[Not native to Philippines]

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  1. Antigonon leptopus Hook. & Arn., Bot. Beechy’s Voy. (1841) 308; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 188;  --Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 294; --Corculum leptopus (Hook. & Arn.) Stuntz, US Dept. Agr. Bur. Pl. Ind. Bull. 282 (1913) 86; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 125. Native to Mexico. Photos

Corculum = Antigonon

Fallopia Adans.

[Not native to Philippines]

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 24 April 2016

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  1. Fallopia convolvulus (L.) Ń.LŲve, Taxon 19 (1970 300; --Polygonum convolvulus L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 364; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 122. Widespread weed intemperate countries, introduced to the Philippines. LUZON: Benguet, 1400m. Photos

Homalocladium (F.Muell.) L.H.Bailey = Muehlenbeckia

Muehlenbeckia Meisn.

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  1. Muehlenbeckia platyclada Meisn., Bot. Zeit. 22 (1865) 313; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 188; EPFP 2 (1923) 125; --Homalocladium platycladum (F Muell.) LH Bailey, Gentes Herb. 2 (1929) 58. Photos

Persicaria Mill.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 24 April 2016

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  1. Persicaria barbata (L.) Hara, Fl. E. Himalaya (1966) 70; --Polygonum barbatum L.,Sp. Pl. (1753) 362; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 122; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52, unnumbered Fig.; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 298. Africa, Afghanistan, India, Himalayas, China, S Japan, Taiwan, throughout Malesia to New Guinea. N. LUZON to MINDANAO. Open, inundated sites from sea-level to 1400m.
  2. Persicaria chinensis (L.) H.Gross, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49 (1913) 269; --Polygonum chinense L.,Sp. Pl. (1753) 363; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 122; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd ed., 2 (1996) 298. India, China, Japan, Taiwan, across Malesia to New Guinea and Bougainville. BATAN to MINDANAO. In thickets and forestmargins, 300-2400m. Photos
  3. Persicaria decipiens (R.Br.) K.L.Wilson, Telopea 3 (1988) 178; --Polygonum decipiens R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 420; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51,52; --Polygonum minus Huds., Fl. Angl. (1762) 148; --Merr., EPFP2 (1923) 123. --Polygonum minus Huds. ssp. decipiens (R.Br.) Danser, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 3, 8 (1927) xxx. --Polygonum minus Benth., xxxxxx (1870) xxx, non Huds. Europe, temperate and tropical Asia southward to Australia; introduced in N America. LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet. In open wet sites, 1200-1500m.
  4. Persicaria dichotoma (Blume) Masam. in Sci. Rep. Kanazawa Univ. 2 (1954) 82. --Polygonum pedunculare Wall., Cat. (1829) No. 1718, nom. nud.; --Meisn. in DC, Prodr. 14 (1857) 133; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 123. India to China,southward to Australia. LUZON (Benguet, Laguna), MINDORO, MINDANAO. Open wet lands, swamps, etc. at low and medium elevation. In Benguet ascending to 1400m.
  5. Persicaria glabra (Willd.) M.Gůmez, An. Inst. Segunda Ensenanza Habana 2 (1896) 278; --Polygonum glabrum Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 447; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 122; --Kuo et al.in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 301. Tropical and subtropical parts of Asia, Africa and the Americas. LUZON (Benguet). Near rice paddies and other open inundated sites, 1200-1800m.
  6. Persicaria hydropiper (L.) Delarbre, Fl. Auvergne (Delarbre) ed. 2 (1800) 518; --Polygonum hydropiper L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 361; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 122; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 302, pl. 146. Temperate and subtropical regions of the N hemisphere, Australia. LUZON (Ifugao, Benguet). Open inundated sites such as old rice paddies, along streams, etc. 1200-2000m. Photos
  7. Persicaria lanigera (R.Br.) SojŠk, Preslia 46 (1974) 153; --Polygonum lanigerum R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 419; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 123. Africa to India,China, Taiwan, southwards to Australia. LUZON: Ilocos Norte, Ifugao, Cagayan. Open wet sites, near streams, etc. at low to medium elevation.
  8. Persicaria lapathifolia (L.) Delarbre, Fl. Auvergne (Delarbre) ed. 2 (180) 519; --Polygonum lapathifolium L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 360; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52. --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 304. Temperate N hemisphere. Russia, Mongolia, China, Korea, Japan, India, Philippines, Java, New Guinea. Photos
  9. Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) Miyabe, J. Fac. Agric., Sapporo xxvi. (1934) 514; --Polygonum nepalense Meisn., Monog. (1826) 84; Wall., Cat. No. 1701; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 306. Africa, C Asia, China, Korea, Japan, India, Nepal, Philippines, New Guinea. Photos
  10. Persicaria orientalis (L.) Spach., Hist. Nat. Veg. 10 (1841) 537; --Polygonum orientale L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 343; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 123; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 306. Europe, India, China, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Java, the Philippines and Australia. LUZON (Pampanga, Rizal), MINDANAO (Lanao, Bukidnon). Open wet sites at low and medium elevation.
  11. Persicaria pulchra (Blume) SojŠk, Preslia 46 (1974) 154; --Polygonum pulchrum Blume, Bijdr. 11 (1826) 530; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 309; --Persicaria attenuata (R.Br.) SojŠk ssp. pulchra (Blume) KL Wilson, Kew Bull. 45 (1991) 629. --Polygonum tomentosum Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 447, non Schrank, 1789; --Merr., Fl.   Manila (1912) 187; EPFP 2 (1923) 124; --Pancho, Kalikasan 1 (1972) 104. Africa to S China, throughout SE Asia.  Throughout the Philippines. In wet inundated sites such as ponds, irrigation ditches, shallow water swamps, lake margins, etc. at low elevation. Sometimes gregarious.
  12. Persicaria runcinata (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) H.Gross, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 49(2) (1913) 277; --Polygonum runcinatum Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. (1825) 73; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 310. India, S China, Taiwan, southwards to the Philippines, Indonesia to New Guinea.
  13. Persicaria virginiana (L.) Gaertn. Photos

Polygonum L.

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 24 April 2016

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  1. Polygonum caespitosum Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 532.
  2. Polygonum perfoliatum L., Syst. ed. 10 (1759) 1005; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 123; --R.J.Johns, Fl. Pl. Papuasia 3 (1989) 51, 52; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 307. India, China, Japan, Taiwan, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Philippines, New Guinea. LUZON (Cordillera Highlands), MINDANAO (Bukidnon). Sprawling over thickets in ravines, 1300-1600m.
  3. Polygonum plebeium R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 420; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 124; --Kuo et al. in Liu,   Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 308. Tropical and subtropical parts of Asia, Africa and Australia.  LUZON: Benguet, Cagayan, Isabela. Open sites along streams at low elevation, ascending to 1400m in Benguet.
  4. Polygonum posumbu Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. (1823) 71; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 124; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 308. India to Japan, southward to Java. LUZON (Mountain Province, Benguet), MINDANAO (Davao). Open wet sites, along trails, etc. 1400-1800m.
  5. Polygonum praetermissum Hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 5 (1886) 47; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 124; --Kuo et al. in Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 309. N India, China, Korea, Japan, Ryukyus, Taiwan, the Philippines, Australia, Tasmania. LUZON (Benguet). Open swamps, along small streams, et., 1400-2000m.
  6. Polygonum punctatum Buch.-Ham. in D.Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. (1823) 72; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 124. S Asia to Japan, southward to Java and New Guinea. LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet. Damp places, on hills, etc.,1300-1800m. [Nom. Illeg.: later homonym of Polygonum punctatum Elliot. Is this Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) Miyabe?]
  7. Polygonum roettleri Roth, Nov. Sp. Pl. (1821) 205; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 124. India to China, Taiwan, and Malaya.  LUZON: Cagayan. Swampy sites at low elevation.
  8. Polygonum strigosum R.Br., Prodr. (1810) 420.

Rumex L.

[Not native to Philippines]

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  1. Rumex acetosella L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 538; --Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 121; --Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 314. Native of Eurasia, now widely distributed in the temperate parts of the N hemisphere. LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet. Common weed in temperate vegetable farms, 1600-2400m. Photos
  2. Rumex crispus L., Sp. Pl. (1753) 335-Merr., EPFP 2 (1923) 121; --Liu, Fl. Taiwan 2nd  ed., 2 (1996) 314. Native of Eurasia, now widely distributed in the temperate parts of the N hemisphere.  LUZON: Mountain Province, Benguet. Common weed in temperate vegetable farms, 1400-2400m. Photos

Triplaris Loefl. ex L.

[Not native to Philippines]

Edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 23 May 2015

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  1. Triplaris cumingiana Fisch. & Mey. ex CA Mey., Mem. Acad. Petersb. ser. 6, Sc. Nat. 4 (1845) 148. Native to neotropics. Planted for lumber. Photos

Non-naturalized cultivated plants

  1. Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L., Syst. ed. K. 1007. Photos

Literature

Backer, CA & RC Bakhuizen van den Brink. 1963. Polygonaceae. Flora of Java 1: 219-226.

Danser, BH. 1927. Die Polygonaceen Niederlšndisch-Ostindiens. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique du Buitenzorg ser. 3, 8: 117-261.

Kim, S-T & MJ Donoghue. 2008. Molecular phylogeny of Persicaria (Persicarieae, Polygonaceae). Syst. Bot. 33: 77-86.

Liu, HY. 1996. Polygonaceae. in Huang, TC (ed.) Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed., 2 (1996) 294-315. (Genus Polygonum by CF Kuo, HY Liu and YP Yang).

Sanchez, A, TM Schuster, JM Burke & KA Kron. 2011. Taxonomy of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): A new tribal classification. Taxon 60: 151-160. 

Steward, AN. 1930. The Polygonaceae of eastern Asia. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium 5: 1-129.

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