Taxon profile


Persicaria maculosa Gray

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Polygonaceae »  genus Persicaria - Smartweed

Scientific synonyms

Persicaria maculata (Rafin.) Fourr.
Persicaria vulgaris Webb. & Moqu.
Polygonum maculatum Rafin.
Polygonum persicaria L.

Other names

= Jesus Plant
= Lady's-thumb
= Ladysthumb
= Ladysthumb Smartweed
= Smartweed
= Spotted Knotweed
= Spotted Ladysthumb

Least Concern


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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Persicaria maculosa Gray]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Persicaria maculosa Gray]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Persicaria_maculosa_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Persicaria maculosa Gray]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Persicaria maculosa Gray]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Persicaria maculosa Gray]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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