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Common name

English: Perennial buckwheat

German: Ausdauernder Buchweizen

Mandarin: 金荞 (jin qiao)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (29) (family description)

          Genus: Fagopyrum (2)

           Epithet: abbreviata (Lehm.) Mansf. ex K.Hammer (2)

Synonyms: Coccoloba cymosa Lour., Fagopyrum chinense Raf., Fagopyrum cymosum (Trevir.) Meisn., Fagopyrum dibotrys (D.Don) H.Hara

abbreviata => shortened

chinense => of Chinese origin

cymosa => bearing cymes, more or less flattened flower heads blooming from the middle out

cymosum => bearing cymes, more or less flattened flower heads blooming from the middle out

dibotrys => two-bunched

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Fagopyrum abbreviata at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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