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M Polygonum perfoliatum L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Polygonum (family Polygonaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 2: 1005 1759.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Ampelygonum perfoliatum (L.) Roberty & Vautier Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Chylocalyx perfoliatus (L.) Hassk. ex Miq. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Echinocaulon perfoliatus (L.) Hassk. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Fagopyrum perfoliatum (L.) Raf. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H.Gross Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Polygonum arifolium var. perfoliatum L. Synonym L TRO
Tracaulon perfoliatum (L.) Greene Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Truellum perfoliatum (L.) Soják Synonym M WCSP (in review)

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Earlier versions

This name record (from WCSP (in review)) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Polygonum perfoliatum in version 1 of The Plant List.