See also Polygonum
New Latin, from Greek a kind of plant; many + the knee, a joint of a plant. So called in allusion to the numerous joints
polygonum (plural polygonums)
- (botany) Any of many plants, of the family Polygonaceae, embracing a large number of species, including bistort, knotweed, smartweed, etc.
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