Rock Garden Plants
Polygonum  griffithii Hook.f.  sect. Bistorta 
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Polygonum  griffithii Hook.f.  sect. Bistorta
SynonymsBistorta griffithii (Hook.f.) Grierson
 Persicaria griffithii (Hook.f.) Cubey
 Polygonum calostachyum Diels
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentIndo-ChinaChina South-Central, (Yunnan)TibetEast Himalaya, (Bhutan)Myanmar
grassland and rocks
Altitude3000-5000m
Description basal leaves long petiolate, elliptic, 10-15cm, coriaceous, glabrous, margins revolute, acute, inflorescence terminal and axillary, spicate, lax, pendent, 3-5cm long
Size20-40cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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