Family – Polygonaceae

Family – Polygonaceae, 5 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. POLYGONACEAE

162.01. ACONOGONON (Meissner) Reichb.

A.molle (D. Don) Hara var. molle [Polygonum molle D. Don]

162.02. ANTIGONON Endl.

A.leptopus Hook. & Am.

162.03. HOMALOCLADIUM (F. Muell.) L. H. Bailley

H.platycladum (F. Muell.) L. H. Bailey [Muehlenbeckiaplatydada (F. Muell.) Meissner]

162.04. PERSICARIA (L.) P. Miller

P.attenuata (R. Br.) Sojak var. pulchra (Blume) K. L. Wilson [Polygonum tomentosum Willd.] S:sudu-kimbul-wenna

P.barbata (L.) H. Hara [Polygonum barbatum L.] S:ratu-kimbul-wenna

P.capitata (Buch.-Ham. in D. Don) H. Gross [Polygonum capitatum Buch.-Ham.]

P.chinensis (L.) H. Gross [Polygonum chinense L.]

P.decipiens (R. Br.) K. L. Wilson [Polygonum serrulatum Lagasca]

P.glabra (Willd.) Gomez de la Maza [Polygonum glabrum Willd.]

P.hydropiper (L.) Spach [Polygonum hydropiper L.]

P.minor (Hudson) Opiz [Polygonum minus Hudson]

P.nepalensis (Meissner) H. Gross [Polygonum nepalense Meissner] [Polygonum punctatum Buch.- Ham.]

P.orientalis (L.) Spach [Polygonum orientale L.]

P.praetermissa (Hook, f.) H. Hara [Polygonum praetermissum Hook, f.]

P.strigosa (R. Br.) Nakai [Polygonum strigosum R. Br.] [Polygonum pedunculare Wight]

162.05. POLYGONUM L.

P.plebeium R. Br.

162.06. RUMEX L.

R.acetosella L.

R.crispus L.

R.nepalensis Spreng.

R.obtusifolius L.

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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