Emex australis Steinh.

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 9: 195 (1838)
This name is a synonym of Rumex hypogaeus

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Rumex hypogaeus.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Akeroyd, J.R. (2013). Docks and Knotweeds of Britain and Ireland: 1-258. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. [Cited as Emex australis.]
  • Bosser, J. & al. (eds.) (1994). Flore des Mascareignes 136-148: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris. [Cited as Emex australis.]
  • Evenhuis, N.L. & Eldredge, L.G. (eds.) (2012). Records of the Hawaii biological survey for 2011. Part II: plants. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 1-102. [Cited as Emex australis.]
  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Emex australis.]
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris. [Cited as Emex australis.]
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Emex australis.]

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. Sér. 2, 9: 195 (1838).
  • Burtt Davy, Fl. Pl. Ferns Transvaal, part 1: 172 (1926).
  • F.C. 5, 1: 481 (1912).
  • F.T.E.A., Polygonaceae: 3, fig. 1/1, 2 (1958).
  • Martineau, Rhodesia Wild Fl.: 23 (1953).
  • Medley Wood, Natal Pl. 4: 360 (1906).
  • Prodr. Fl. SW. Afrika, fam. 23: 2 (1969). TAB. 9.
  • Wild, Common Rhod. Weeds: fig. 18 (1955).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C. H. Wright in Fl. Cap. 5 (1): 481 (1912).
  • Steinh. in Ann. Sc. Nat., sér. 2, 9: 195 (1838).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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