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Persicaria capitata
(Polygonaceae)

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Species description or overview

Persicaria capitata information from PIER
Information on Persicaria capitata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Persicaria capitata
Nomenclatural information about Persicaria capitata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Persicaria capitata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Persicaria capitata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Persicaria capitata information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Persicaria capitata, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Persicaria capitata
Nomenclatural information about Persicaria capitata is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Persicaria capitata (Polygonaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Persicaria capitata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Images

Persicaria capitata images from PIER
Images of Persicaria capitata provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Persicaria capitata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Persicaria capitata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.


Full-text articles

Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens
Dawson, Wayne, Ahmed S. Mndolwa, David F. R. P. Burslem, and Philip E. Hulme. 2008. Assessing the risks of plant invasions arising from collections in tropical botanical gardens. Biodiversity Conservation. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008.


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