Rumex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 333 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. & Subtropical to Tropical Mountains.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Russia, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Føroyar, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Hawaii, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russia, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European Russia, Northwest Territories, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Rwanda, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tristan da Cunha, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Amsterdam-St.Paul Is., Angola, Ascension, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Central African Republic, Crozet Is., Cuba, Desventurados Is., Dominican Republic, Easter Is., El Salvador, Fiji, Galápagos, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Kerguelen, Leeward Is., Liberia, Macquarie Is., Marion-Prince Edward Is., Mauritius, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Norfolk Is., Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, South Georgia, St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Venezuela

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia. Taxon 64: 1188-1208.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 1: 114

Flora of Iraq

  • L. Sp. Pl.: 333 (1753)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 49, 2: 1–132 (1932)
  • Bot. Not. Suppl., vol. 3, 3: 1–114 (1954).
  • Candollea 12: 9–152 (1949)
  • F.T.E.A., Polygonaceae: 5–11 (1958).
  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 156 (1754).
  • Graham in F.T.E.A., Polygonaceae: 5–11 (1958).
  • K.H. Rechinger in Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 49, 2: 1–132 (1932)
  • Meisner in de Candolle, Prodr. 14: 41–47 (1856).
  • Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 31: 225–283 (1933)
  • Sp. Pl.: 333 (1753)
  • de Candolle, Prodr. 14: 41–47 (1856).
  • in Bot. Not. Suppl., vol. 3, 3: 1–114 (1954).
  • in Candollea 12: 9–152 (1949)
  • in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 31: 225–283 (1933)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Rechinger in Bot. Not., Suppl. 3:3 (1954).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 156 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 333 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1990 Schimper [380] Ethiopia K000244107 Syntype Yes
Jan 1, 1932 Chile K000532000 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1931 Gay, C. [s.n.] Chile K000531991 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. s.n.] Nepal K001132519 Unknown Type Material Yes
Turczaninow, N.S. [1830] Russia K000831332 Unknown Type Material Yes
Taubert, P. [106] Libya K000244095 Unknown Type Material No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1732] K001114017 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rico, L.; Arevshatyan, I.; Rukhkyan, N. [1790] Armenia K000297283 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1732] India K001114018 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1732] K001114015 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6288] K001123523 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6288] K001123524 Unknown Type Material Yes
O'Donnell, S.A.; Nguyen, T.M.H. [SAO 0029] Vietnam K001765161 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6288] K001123522 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schur, P.J.F. [s.n.] Europe K000831310 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1730] K001114011 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schur, P.J.F. [s.n.] Europe K000831309 Unknown Type Material Yes
Strachey, R.; Winterbottom, J.E. [Cat. no. s.n.] India K001132861 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6287] Bangladesh K001123520 Unknown Type Material Yes
McDonald, S.; Morris, M. [112] New Zealand K000351933 No
Morocco K000244094 Unknown Type Material Yes
Komarov, V.L. [s.n.] Russia K000831334 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6287] Bangladesh K001123521 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] K000244093 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1732] K001114016 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rechinger K.H. [9751] Iraq K000831316 Type Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Iraq

    • Ghazanfar, S. A., Edmondson, J. R. (Eds). (2013-2019). Flora of Iraq, Volumes 5.1, 5.2 and 6.0. Kew Publishing
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0