Rumex palustris Sm.

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Rumex palustris

Photo: Bart Wursten
Marydale Point, Lake Chivero Recreational Park

Rumex palustris

Photo: Bart Wursten
Marydale Point, Lake Chivero Recreational Park

Rumex palustris

Photo: Bart Wursten
Marydale Point, Lake Chivero Recreational Park

Rumex palustris

Photo: Bart Wursten
Marydale Point, Lake Chivero Recreational Park

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Synonyms:
Common names: Marsh Dock (English)
Frequency: Rare in Zimbabwe
Status: Introduced
Description:
Notes: The specimen the photographs, in both habit and fruit, matched R. palustris when compared with European material at the herbarium of the National Botanic Garden of Belgium (BR). It represents a first record for Zimbabwe for this species as a naturalised introduction.
Derivation of specific name: palustris: of swamps
Habitat: In black soil at the disturbed edge of a lake
Altitude range: (metres) 1380 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native to Europe and temperate Asia
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 6 October 2013
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rumex palustris
African Plant Database: Rumex palustris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rumex palustris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rumex palustris
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rumex palustris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rumex palustris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Rumex palustris
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Rumex palustris
iNaturalist: Rumex palustris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rumex palustris
JSTOR Plant Science: Rumex palustris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rumex palustris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rumex palustris
Plants of the World Online: Rumex palustris
Tropicos: Rumex palustris
Wikipedia: Rumex palustris


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Rumex palustris.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=181060, retrieved 29 October 2020

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