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Common name

English: Mile-a-Minute vine

Mandarin: 杠板归 (gang ban gui)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Polygonales (27)

        Family: Polygonaceae (30)(family description)

          Genus: Polygonum (8)

            Epithet: perfoliatum L. (1)

perfoliatum => with leaf-like appendage through which the stalk passes

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Polygonum perfoliatum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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