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Polygonum L. (knotgrass)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 36 images of Polygonum (knotgrass)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Polygonum (knotgrass)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #webs

Suggested Literature

General Works

Mycorrhiza

Taylor, A.S. & Alexander, I., 2005 (Herbaceous species) The ectomycorrhizal symbiosis: life in the real world

Polygonum may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
POLYGONACEAE
(docks and knotgrasses)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Associated with Polygonum:

is foodplant of larva Apion difforme - a seed weevil (Coleoptera: Apionidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
is foodplant of larva Rhinoncus perpendicularis - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
is foodplant of larva Pelenomus quadrituberculatus - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf (live, riddled with holes) live, riddled with holes leaf is grazed by larva Gastrophysa polygoni - a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Chaetocnema concinna - Beet Flea Beetle, Mangold Flea Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by imago Chaetocnema concinna - Beet Flea Beetle, Mangold Flea Beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Bullock, J.A., 1992
leaf leaf is grazed by Hypera (Eririnomorphus) rumicis - a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Foreign Morris, M.G., 2002
leaf leaf is grazed by larva Ametastegia (Ametastegia) glabrata - a sawfly (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) Major Benson, R.B., 1952
stem (dead, lying in water) dead, lying in water stem is decayed by stalked apothecium Hymenoscyphus scutula - a discomycete (Helotiales: Helotiaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 [(maybe this should relate to Persicaria?)]

Polygonum may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
POLYGONACEAE
(docks and knotgrasses)
Herbaceous Plants (via Polygonaceae)

References

Benson, R.B., 1952 Hymenoptera: 2. Symphyta. Section (b)
Bullock, J.A., 1992 Host Plants of British Beetles: A List of Recorded Associations
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Morris, M.G., 2002 True Weevils (Part I): Family Curculionidae, subfamilies Raymondionyminae to Smicronychinae
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