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Persicaria chinensis(POLCH)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: POLCH
  • Preferred name: Persicaria chinensis
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Gross

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Polygonum chinense Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
Chinese knotweed English
rice smartweed English
southern smartweed English (US)
덩굴모밀 Korean
eong gul mo mil Korean
polígono-da-China Portuguese
huǒ tàn mǔ Chinese
火炭母 Chinese
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Basal core eudicots ( 1CEUD )
Order Caryophyllales ( 1CAFO )
Family Polygonaceae ( 1POLF )
Subfamily Polygonoideae ( 1POLS )
Genus Persicaria ( 1PRAG )
Species Persicaria chinensis ( POLCH )