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Photo by Antonie van den Bos.

Author: T.M. Schuster & J.L. Reveal, 2015
Origin:  Yunna; China, Tibet
Soil:  Rich
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  20 Centimetres
Height:  10 Metres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings?
Names:  Jiang Tou
Synonyms:  Polygonum denticulatum, Cheng Chiu Huang, 1984.
Fallopia denticulata
, An Jen Li, 1998

This member of the Polygonaceae family was given this name by Tanja Schuster and James Lauritz Reveal in 2015. It is found in Yanna of China, growing in a rich soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to twenty centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to ten metres or more in height. The flowers are white.

The genera name from Latin ptero; 'winged' and Latin oxzgonum; 'sharp-angled'. The species name means 'finely toothed'.