Archive for Family: Polygonaceae

Persicaria chinensis var. chinensis

Persicaria chinensis (L.) H. Gross var. chinensis

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

IMG_7130
Dover; 2011.

IMG_7134
Dover; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Chinese Knotweed

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Coccoloba uvifera

Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.


Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.


Punggol; Cultivated; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Sea Grape.

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(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Homalocladium platyclados

Homalocladium platyclados (F. Muell.) L.H. Bailey

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Habit
Jurong; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Leaves
Jurong; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Centipede Plant, Tapeworm Plant.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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