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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: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 30-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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:
  • Medicines:
  • 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. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  2. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  6. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  7. Hand, R. (ed.). 2006. Supplementary notes to the flora of Cyprus V.. Willdenowia 36:761-809.
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Harden, G. J., ed. 1990-1993. Flora of New South Wales. Note: = Acetosa vesicaria (L.) Á. Löve
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Middleditch, B. S. & A. M. Amer. 1991. Kuwaiti plants: distribution, traditional medicine, phytochemistry,... economic value (Studies in Plant Science 2).
  15. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  16. Norton, J. et al. 2009. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar.
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status.
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Stanley, T. D. & E. M. Ross. 1983-1989. Flora of south-eastern Queensland.
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  23. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.
  24. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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=32555. Accessed 25 August 2019.