Rumex

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Contains 11 accepted taxa overall.

Family:POLYGONACEAE
Common Name:DOCK
Genus Notes:A few species of Rumex (R. obovatus, R. obtusifolius, R. paraguayensis, and R. pulcher) could benefit from a revision to clarify their application and distinctiveness.
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CARYOPHYLLALES
FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus Rumex

Citation

Citation RUMEX Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 333. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Rumex patientia Linnaeus 1753. Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 1: 653. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Rumex acetosella SHEEP SORREL
Rumex chrysocarpos AMAMASTLA
Rumex crispus CURLY DOCK
Rumex cuneifolius WEDGELEAF DOCK
Rumex hastatulus HEARTWING DOCK; HASTATELEAF DOCK
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acetosa Acetosa Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: Non designatus.
Acetosella Acetosella (Meisner) Fourreau, Ann. Soc. Linn. Lyon, ser. 2. 17: 145. 1869.BASIONYM: Rumex Linnaeus, sect. Acetosella Meisner, in Martius, Fl. Bras. 5(1): 10. 1855.TYPE: Acetosella vulgaris Fourreau 1869. (Rumex acetosella Linnaeus 1753.)
Analiton Analiton Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 46. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Rumex bipinnatus Linnaeus f. 1781.
Lapathum Lapathum Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: Rumex patientia Linnaeus 1753. = Rumex Linnaeus 1753, by lectotypification.
Menophyla Menophyla Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 45. 1837 ("1836"). TYPE: Menophyla lunaria (Linnaeus) Rafinesque 1837. (Rumex lunaria Linnaeus 1753.)
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