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Common name

English: Joint weed

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2515)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2414)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2045)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (29) (family description)

          Genus: Persicaria (5)

           Epithet: barbata (L.) H. Hara (4)

Synonym: Polygonum barbatum L.

barbata => bearded, having tufts of long weak hairs

barbatum => bearded, having tufts of long weak hairs

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Persicaria barbata at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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