EPPO Global Database

Persicaria nepalensis(POLNE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: POLNE
  • Preferred name: Persicaria nepalensis
  • Authority: (Meisner) Gross


Western Asia, Himalayas, parts of eastern Asia, central and eastern Africa. Introduced into some European countries and South America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cephalophilon nepalense (Meisner) Tzvelev
Polygonum alatum (D. Don) Buchanan-Hamilton ex Sprengel
Polygonum alatum var. nepalense (Meisner) J.D.Hooker
Polygonum nepalense Meisner

Common names
Name Language
Nepalese knotweed English
Nepal persicaria English
Nepal smartweed English
nepalesischer Knöterich German
persicaire du Nepal French
renouée du Nepal French
poligono del Nepal Italian
poligono di Nepal Italian
vingpilört Swedish
tanisoba Japanese
yanonegusa Japanese
タニソバ Japanese
ヤノネグサ Japanese
вьетнамский кориандр Russian
горец душистый Russian
горец непальский Russian
ní bó ěr liǎo Chinese
尼泊尔蓼 Chinese