Persicaria nepalensis from Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Aug 17, 2010, 3:29:06 AM8/17/10
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Persicaria nepalensis (Meisn.) H. Gross (syn: Polygonum nepalense Meisn.; P. alatum Buch.-Ham.) from Kashmir, common in wet areas, in meadows, forest slopes and lawns. Photographed from Avantipore on June 20, 2010.

Common names
English: Nepal Persicaria
Hindi: Kangany, Machan-pilu
Punjab: Sat balon

Leaves applied to swellings.


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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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tanay bose

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Aug 17, 2010, 5:08:43 PM8/17/10
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Seen this plant in eastern Himalayas I have the herbarium with me
Tanay

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Tanay Bose
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Department of Botany
University of British Columbia
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