Definition of Polygonum fagopyrum
1. Noun. A member of the genus Fagopyrum; annual Asian plant with clusters of small pinkish white flowers and small edible triangular seeds which are used whole or ground into flour.
Terms within: Buckwheat
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Polygonum, Polygonum
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Literary usage of Polygonum fagopyrum
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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1869)
"Tk ligula is not, as was once supposed, a hollow tube, through which a liquid Kg. î.—a, Sucrose from polygonum fagopyrum ; b, ..."
2. Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society (1860)
"On a yellow Colouring Matter obtained from the Leaves of the polygonum fagopyrum, or Common Buckwheat. BY EDWARD SCHUNCK, PH. D., FRS Bead October 6th, ..."
3. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"(polygonum fagopyrum, L.) — Old fields, remaining as a weed where the plant lias beca cultivated, and escaping into copses. June-Sept. (Adv. from Eu.) 3. ..."
4. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1802)
"Stem nearly upright, without prickles. Angles of the feeds even. SYN. Polygonum Fagopyrum. Linn. Sp. PI. 522. Sm. Fl. Brit. 430. Hudf. 172. Witb. 384. Hull. ..."
5. Old Country and Farming Words: Gleaned from Agricultural Books by James Britten (1880)
"polygonum fagopyrum, L.—Modern Husbandman, IV. i. 183. ... Gerard applies it to the Buckwheat (polygonum fagopyrum, L.). Bull-stag. A gelded bull. ..."
6. The Chemical Gazette, Or, Journal of Practical Chemistry, in All Its by William Francis, Henry Croft (1858)
"On a Yellow Colouring Matter obtained from the Leaves of the polygonum fagopyrum, or common Buckwheat." By Dr. Schunck. It has been stated that the ..."