Taxon profile


Japanese Knotweed
Reynoutria japonica Houtt.

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

Scientific synonyms

Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr.
Tiniaria japonica (Houtt.) Hedberg
Pleuropterus cuspidatus

Other names

= Crimson Beauty
= Donkey Rhubarb
= German Sausage
= Japanese Bamboo
= Japanese Fleece Flower
= Japanese Polygonum
= Kontiki Bamboo
= Mexican-bamboo
= Peashooter Plant
= Reynoutria Fleece Flower



Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Reynoutria japonica var. compacta (Hook. f.) Moldenke

Reynoutria japonica var. compacta - 0000000001 1

varietas Reynoutria japonica var. japonica - Fleeceflower

Reynoutria japonica var. japonica - 0000000001 1

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 Reynoutria japonica Houtt.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Fallopia japonica (Houtt.) Ronse Decr.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Reynoutria_japonica_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Reynoutria japonica Houtt.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Reynoutria japonica Houtt.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Reynoutria japonica Houtt.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Boršić I. et al. (2008): Preliminary Check-list of Invasive Alian Plant Species (IAS) in Croatia [], Nat. Croat., Vol. 17, No. 2., 55–71, Zagreb [as Reynoutria japonica Houtt.]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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