Polygonum maritimum L.

Common name

English: Sea knotgrass

German: Strand-Kn├Âterich

Portuguese: Pol├şgono da praia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2274)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2179)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1840)

      Order: Polygonales (27)

        Family: Polygonaceae (27) (family description)

          Genus: Polygonum (7)

           Epithet: maritimum L. (4)

Synonyms: Avicularia maritima Didr., Polygonum argenteum Ehrenb. ex Meisn., Polygonum chilense K. Koch

argenteum => silvery

chilense => from Chile

maritima => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

maritimum => growing on the seashore, confined to the coast

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Polygonum maritimum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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