Plant Genera


Family Code: POLYGO
Genus Code: FALLO
Genus CN: Climbing Buckwheat
Genus Summary: A genus of about 9-10 species, woody and herbaceous vines, of temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. If accepted (as here) as a genus distinct from Polygonum, this group takes the name Fallopia Adanson (1763), which has priority over Tiniaria (1832) and Bilderdykia (1827). Reynoutria is sometimes included.
Genus Identification:
Genus References: Ronse Decraene & Akeroyd (1988)=X; Brandbyge in Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993). [also see Reynoutria]
Last Updated: 2019-11-30
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