Sorting Fallopia names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Fallopia aubertii (L. Henry) Holub

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum baldschuanicum auct., non Regel, Reynoutria aubertii (L.Henry) Moldenke, Bilderdykia aubertii (L.Henry) Moldenke,

ENGLISH : Russian vine, Silver lace vine, Chinese fleecevine.

See Polygonum aubertii for other names.

Fallopia baldschuanica (Regel) Holub

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum baldschuanicum Regel , Bilderdykia baldschuanica (Regel) D. A. Webb, Fallopia aubertii (L. Henry) Moldenke

SWEDISH : Bokharabinda.

Fallopia convolvulus (L.) Á. Löve

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum convolvulus L., Bilderdykia convolvulus (L.) Dumort., Tiniaria convolvulus (L.) Webb & Moq., Helxine convolvulus (L.) Neuman, Fagopyrum convolvulus (L.) H.Gross

DANISH : Snerle-pileurt.

DUTCH : Zwaluwtong.

ENGLISH : Black bindweed, Wild buckwheat.

FINNISH : Kiertotatar.

SPANISH : Enredadera anual (Argentina).

SWEDISH : Åkerbinda.


Fallopia dumetorum (L.) Holub

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum dumetorum L., Bilderdykia dumetorum (L.) Dumort., Fagopyrum dumetorum (L.) Schreb., Helxine dumetorum (L.) Neuman

DANISH : Vinge-pileurt.

FINNISH : Pensaikkotatar.

SWEDISH : Lövbinda.

Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decraene

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum cuspidatum Siebold & Zucc., Reynoutria japonica Houtt.

CHINESE : Hu zhang.

DANISH : Japansk pileurt.

ENGLISH : Japanese knotweed, Mexican bamboo.

FINNISH : Japanintatar, Sieboldintatar.

JAPANESE : Itadori.


SWEDISH : Parkslide.

See Polygonum cuspidatum for other names.

Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr. var. compacta (Hook. f.) J.P. Bailey

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum compactum Hook. f., Polygonum cuspidatum Siebold & Zucc. var. compactum (Hook. f.) L.H. Bailey

SWEDISH : Rosenslide.

Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr. var. japonica

FINNISH : Japanintatar, Sieboldintatar.

SWEDISH : Parkslide.

Fallopia sachalinensis (Fr.-Schmidt Petrop.) Ronse Decraene

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum sachalinense F. Schmidt ex Maxim., Reynoutria sachalinensis (F. Schmidt ex Maxim.) Nakai

ENGLISH : Giant knotweed.

FINNISH : Jättitatar.

SWEDISH : Jätteslide.

See Polygonum sachalinense for other names.

Fallopia scandens (L.) Holub

SYNONYM(S) : Polygonum scandens L.

ENGLISH : False buckwheat.

Fallopia x bohemica (Chrtek & Chrtková) J. Bailey

SYNONYM(S) : Reynoutria x vivax J. Schmitz & Strank, Reynoutria x bohemica Chrtek & Chrtková

FINNISH : Hörtsätatar.

SWEDISH : Hybridslide.

General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < > (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Latin with authority names)

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (29 May 2000). (A number of languages, some romanised, Latin with authority names)

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


Contributors to this page (Personal communication) : Carsten Callisen.


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