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Common name

English: Mile-a-Minute vine

Mandarin: 杠板归 (gang ban gui)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (29) (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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