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Asiatic Tearthumb

Persicaria perfoliata (L.) H. Gross

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Persicaria perfoliata (Asiatic Tearthumb) is a species of annual herb in the family Polygonaceae. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Myanmar, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, The Philippines, Japan, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, South America, and North Korea. They have simple, broad leaves and achenes.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PO_0030107
  • Definition: a fruit which develops from a carpel or gyneocium and at maturity comprises a dry exocarp, a dry mesocarp, and a dry endocarp that are connected to a seed coat by a funicle
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