Polygonum effusum Meisn., Prodr. 14: 93 1857. ;
Afghanistan to Indian Subcontinent: Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Polygonaceae Fortnight- Polygonum pleibium from Kaithal:: NS May 32 : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6).
Wow! beautiful closeups!
Thanks for this post …! Your doubts are very genuine.
Stamens are generally 5 in P. plebeium… here I can clearly see 8 stamens, distinctly pedicellate flowers exserted from ochrea and equal size tepals. Hence I think your plant is Polygonum effusum Meisn. The plant was once considered a variety of P. plebeium (as you also guessed) but later separated.
You can find the details here:
Thanks again for the post.
Thanks … for liking… Thanks a lot … for these details, I will be more critical next time to confirm…
Feb2015sk15 Hooghly – Polygonum effusum Meisn. / P. plebejum R.Br. var. effusum (Meisn.) : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (6)