Fallopia convolvulus (L.) Á. Löve

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Fallopia convolvulus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Park Kapermolen, Hasselt, Belgium

Fallopia convolvulus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Park Kapermolen, Hasselt, Belgium

Fallopia convolvulus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Park Kapermolen, Hasselt, Belgium

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Synonyms: Bilderdykia convolvulus (L.) Dumort.
Polygonum convolvulus L.
Common names:
Frequency: Local and uncommon
Status: Introduced
Description:
Annual climbing herb, up to 1.2 m tall. Srptems angular, sometimes reddish-brown. Leaves alternate, ovate-cordate, 2-7 cm long, sagittate at the base; margin entire; petiole up to 2 cm long. Flowers in 3-6-flowered whorls in the axils of the bracts, together forming axillary racemose inflorescences. Perianth greenish, 2-5 mm long. Fruit a 3-sided nut.
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Habitat: A weed of cultivated ground and waste places.
Altitude range: 1 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native in temperate Europe, North Africa and Asia. Introduced elsewhere.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Monday 11 July 2016
Literature:

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006). Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Page 24.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fallopia convolvulus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fallopia convolvulus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fallopia convolvulus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Fallopia convolvulus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Fallopia convolvulus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Fallopia convolvulus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fallopia convolvulus
JSTOR Plant Science: Fallopia convolvulus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fallopia convolvulus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fallopia convolvulus
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Fallopia convolvulus
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Fallopia convolvulus.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119770, retrieved 12 November 2019

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