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Taxon: Rumex hymenosepalus Torr.

 
Genus: Rumex
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 32535
Place of publication: W. H. Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. bound. 2(1):177. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 8 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Arizona dock  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • canaigre  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English
  • canaigre dock  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • ganagra  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • tanner's dock  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • wild rhubarb  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Gerbampfer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • cañagria  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Utah ed2; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja, Chihuahua]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  10. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  11. Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.

Check other web resources for Rumex hymenosepalus Torr. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Flower: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?id=32535. Accessed 21 October 2019.