Taxon: Rumex vesicarius L.

 
Genus: Rumex
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 32555
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:336. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bladder dock  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • rosy dock  (Source: F NSWales) - English
  • hommad  (Source: F Egypt) - Arabic
  • hummayd  (Source: Ill L Qatar) - Arabic
  • oseille d'Amérique  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • ambari  (Source: Dict Rehm) - India
  • chuka  (Source: Dict Rehm) - India
  • romice vescicario  (Source: pers. comm.) - Italian
  • labaça-de-bolha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • labaça-de-vesícula  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Human food: vegetable ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Iraq, Israel, Syria

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Punjab] Pakistan


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  3. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Hand, R. (ed.) 2006. Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus V. (Willdenowia) 36:761-809.
  9. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  10. Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. (F NSWales)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  13. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Middleditch, B. S. & A. M. Amer Kuwaiti plants: distribution, traditional medicine, phytochemistry,... economic value (Studies in Plant Science 2). (Kuwait Pl)
  16. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  17. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  19. Randall, R. P. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. (Weed CRCAustralia)
  20. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross Flora of south-eastern Queensland. (F SE Queensl)
  23. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  24. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Rumex vesicarius L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=32555. Accessed 26 May 2018.