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Polygonaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 20842

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Calligonaceae
 
    Eriogonaceae
 
    Persicariaceae
 
    Rumicaceae
 
  Common Name(s): knotweed [English]
 
    renouées [French]
 
    buckwheat [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderCaryophyllanae   
                         OrderCaryophyllales   
                            FamilyPolygonaceae  – knotweed, renouées, buckwheat  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acanthoscyphus Small – flowery puncturebract 
                               Genus Aconogonon (Meisn.) Rchb.  
                               Genus Antenoron Raf.  
                               Genus Antigonon Endl.  
                               Genus Aristocapsa Reveal & Hardham – spinycape 
                               Genus Bistorta (L.) Scopoli – bistort 
                               Genus Brunnichia Banks ex Gaertn. – buckwheat vine 
                               Genus Calligonum L.  
                               Genus Centrostegia A. Gray ex Benth.  
                               Genus Chorizanthe R. Br. ex Benth. – spineflower 
                               Genus Coccoloba P. Browne  
                               Genus Dedeckera Reveal & J.T. Howell – Mary's grass, July gold 
                               Genus Dodecahema Reveal & Hardham – spineflower 
                               Genus Emex Neck. ex Campd. – threecornerjack 
                               Genus Eriogonum Michx. – ériogones, wild buckwheat, buckwheat 
                               Genus Fagopyrum Mill. – buckwheat 
                               Genus Fallopia Adans. – false-buckwheat 
                               Genus Gilmania Coville – goldencarpet 
                               Genus Goodmania Reveal & Ertter – spinecape 
                               Genus Hollisteria S. Watson  
                               Genus Homalocladium (F. Muell.) L.H. Bailey  
                               Genus Johanneshowellia Reveal  
                               Genus Koenigia L.  
                               Genus Lastarriaea J. Rémy  
                               Genus Mucronea Benth. – spineflower 
                               Genus Muehlenbeckia Meisn. – maidenhair vine 
                               Genus Nemacaulis Nutt. – cottonheads 
                               Genus Oxyria Hill – mountain sorrel, mountainsorrel 
                               Genus Oxytheca Nutt.  
                               Genus Persicaria (L.) Mill. – smartweed 
                               Genus Polygonella Michx. – jointweed 
                               Genus Polygonum L. – smartweed species, knotweed 
                               Genus Pterostegia Fisch. & C.A. Mey.  
                               Genus Rheum L. – rhubarb 
                               Genus Rumex L. – dock 
                               Genus Sidotheca Reveal – starry puncturebract 
                               Genus Stenogonum Nutt. – buckwheat 
                               Genus Systenotheca Reveal & Hardham – spineflower 
                               Genus Triplaris Loefl. ex L.  
       

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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
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  Reference for: renouées[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Polygonaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Polygonaceae   
       
  Source: Polygonaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Polygonaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Polygonaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Polygonaceae   
       
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