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Taxon: Rumex acetosella L.

 
Genus: Rumex
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 32519
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:338. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • field sorrel  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • sheep sorrel  (Source: F Ariz) - English
  • sorrel  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • sheep sorrel  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • oseille  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • petite oseille  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • surette  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • petite oseille  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • kleiner Wiesensauerampfer  (Source: pers. comm.) - German
  • acetosella  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • romice acetosella  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • azeda-de-ovelha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • azeda-miúda  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • azedinha-aleluia  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bergsyra  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • xiao suan mo  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation, [Altay] Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng (possibly), Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • Canada, Mexico, United States

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?32519. Accessed 16 September 2019.