Notes on Polygonaceae in Japan and its adjacent regions (I)

Koji Yonekura

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Taxonomic and floristic notes are provided about recent floristic account of Japanese Polygonaceae (Yonekura 2006), along with further additions and corrections. 1. Yonekura and Ohashi (1997)'s classification system of Polygonaceae is modified based on molecular phylogeny. 2. Additional comments are made about a few cultivated or naturalized genera of Rumiceae not treated in Yonekura (2006). 3-7. Floristic and taxonomic comments are made about Rumex acetosella (3), R. alpestris (4), R. nepalensis (5), R. madaio, R. longifolius, R. gmelinii and R. aquaticus (6) and R. dentatus (7) in Japan and its adjacent regions. Lectotype of R. madaio is designated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Japanese Botany
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Feb 1


  • Classification system
  • Flora
  • Japanese Polygonaceae
  • Rumex
  • Rumiceae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science


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