2202.000 Fagopyrum Mill. - Buckwheats

Ronse Decraene, L.-P. & Akeroyd, J.R. (1988) Generic limits in Polygonum and related genera (Polygonaceae) on the basis of floral characters Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 98 321-371

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial erect herbs. Ochreae present, short. Perianth petaloid. Stamens 8; styles 3. Nut greatly exceeding the perianth.

Worldwide: 8 species in Asia and E Africa

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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Other sources of information about Fagopyrum:

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Flora of Botswana: Fagopyrum
Flora of Mozambique: Fagopyrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Fagopyrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Fagopyrum

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Fagopyrum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Fagopyrum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Fagopyrum
Wikipedia: Fagopyrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fagopyrum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Fagopyrum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Fagopyrum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=517, retrieved 9 February 2023

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