Polygonum glabrum Willd.

 
  • Family : POLYGONACEAE
    (Buckwheat Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JANGLI PALAK FAMILY (जंगली पालक फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Polygonaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Persicaria glabra (Willd.) M.Gomez; Polygonum glabrum var. scabrinervis Hook. f.
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Persicaria glabra (Willd.) M.Gómez
  • Common name : Common Marsh Buckwheat, Denseflower Knotweed
  • Vernacular name :
    • Nirusanne soppu, Nirukanigalu (Kannada)
    • Sivappu kumbakodaali (Tamil)
    • Cherumukkala, Chuvannamuthalamookku, Kozhivalan (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Often in plains to 1400m. Gregarious by river or stream banks and low-lying marshy places.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-April
  • Collector(s) Name : Cecil J.Saldanha, K.R.Keshava Murthy
  • Collection Date : 15/10/1978
  • Collection Nos : KFP 3321
  • Collection Locality : Near Byra
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Guntur district, Chittoor district, East Godavari district, Anantapur district, Srikakulam district
    • Karnataka : Bellary district, Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Thane district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Bolangir district, Kalhandi district, Mayurbhanj district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
    • Madhya Pradesh : Seoni district, Chhindwara district
    • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Himachal Pradesh : Himachal Pradesh
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh
    • Meghalaya : Meghalaya
    • Assam : Assam
    • Nagaland : Nagaland
    • Mizoram : Mizoram
    • Manipur : Manipur
    • Tripura : Tripura
  • Native : Alabama, Argentina, Arkansas, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Central African Repu, China, Colombia, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Jamaica, Jawa, K
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3
    • R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District
    • H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa
    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1.
    • Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Polygonum glabrum. Downloaded on 30 May 2024.

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