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Polygonum  coriaceum Sam.  sect. Bistorta 
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Polygonum  coriaceum Sam.  sect. Bistorta
SynonymsBistorta coriacea (Sam.) Yonekura & H.Ohashi
 Persicaria coriacea (Sam.) Cubey
Territory ChinaChina South-Central, (GuizhouSichuanYunnan)Tibet
grassland and thickets
Altitude2800-5000m
Description basal leaves petiolate, ovate-elliptic, 4-14cm, coriaceous, glabrous, conspicuously veined, acute, inflorescence terminal, spicate, dense, 4-5cm long
Size15-30cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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