Fagopyrum esculentum

Family:POLYGONACEAE
Species:Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
Common Name:Garden Buckwheat
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Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Annual
Category:Vascular
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Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Native
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Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyPOLYGONACEAE - Buckwheat family
Genus Fagopyrum
Species Fagopyrum esculentum Moench - Garden Buckwheat

Citation

Citation FAGOPYRUM ESCULENTUM Moench, Methodus 290. 1794.
Basionym: Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753.
Type: Without data (lectotype: LINN 510.37). Lectotypified by S. A. Graham, in Turrill & Milne-Redhead, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Polygonac. 26. 1958.

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Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Fagopyrum cereale Fagopyrum cereale Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 10. 1837 ("1836"), nom. illegit.Fagopyrum esculentum Moench 1794; Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Fagopyrum emarginatum Fagopyrum emarginatum (Roth) Moench, Suppl. Meth. 100. 1802.Polygonum emarginatum Roth 1797. 
Fagopyrum fagopyrum Fagopyrum fagopyrum (Linnaeus) H. Karsten, Deut. Fl. 522. 1881, nom. inadmiss.Fagopyrum esculentum Moench 1794; Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Fagopyrum polygonum Fagopyrum polygonum MacCloskie, Torreya 5: 198. 1905, nom. illegit.Fagopyrum esculentum Moench 1794; Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Fagopyrum sarracenicum Fagopyrum sarracenicum Dumortier, Fl. Belg. 18. 1827, nom. illegit.Fagopyrum esculentum Moench 1794; Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753.  
Fagopyrum vulgare Fagopyrum vulgare T. Nees von Esenbeck, Gen. Fl. Germ. 1: pl. 53. 1834, nom. illegit.Fagopyrum esculentum Moench 1794; Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Helxine fagopyrum Helxine fagopyrum (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 553. 1891.Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Kunokale carneum Kunokale carneum Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 12. 1837 ("1836"), nom. illegit.Polygonum emarginatum Roth 1797. 
Phegopyrum esculentum Phegopyrum esculentum (Moench) Petermann, Fl. Bienitz 92. 1841, nom. illegit.Fagopyrum esculentum Moench 1794; Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Polygonum cereale Polygonum cereale Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 259. 1796, nom. illegit.Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus 1753. 
Polygonum emarginatum Polygonum emarginatum Roth, Catal. Bot. 1: 48. 1797.  
Polygonum fagopyrum Polygonum fagopyrum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 364. 1753. Without data (lectotype: LINN 510.37). Lectotypified by S. A. Graham, in Turrill & Milne-Redhead, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Polygonac. 26. 1958.
Polygonum pyramidatum Polygonum pyramidatum Loiseleur-Deslongchamps, Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 6: 411. 1827.  
Fagopyrum sagittatum    

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Elmore

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: TROY

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
TROY000045991 Autauga 26 Nov 2017 Alvin R. Diamond
28014
TROY
Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
TROY000050159 Elmore 27 May 2020 Alvin R. Diamond
29311
TROY
Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
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