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Common name

Mandarin: 二歧蓼 (er qi liao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2592)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2491)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2105)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (30)(family description)

          Genus: Polygonum (8)

            Epithet: dichotomum Blume (2)

dichotomum => with forked boughs

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Polygonum dichotomum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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