Genus: Rumex

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Rumex Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 333. 1753.

List of Rumex Species

References to Rumex

  • Ainsworth, C. 2005. Intersex inflorescences of Rumex acetosa demonstrate that sex determination is unique to each flower. New Phyt. 165: 711-720.
  • Baskin, J. M.; Baskin, C. C. 1978. A contribution to the germination ecology of Rumex crispus L. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 105: 278-281.
  • Baskin, J. M.; Baskin, C. C. 1985. Does Seed Dormancy Play a role in the germination ecology of Rumex crispus? Weed Science 33: 340-343.
  • Cavender-Bares, J. M. 1998. Consequences of incongruency in diurnally varying resources for seedlings of Rumex crispus (Polygonaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 85: 1216-1223.
  • Cavers, P. B.; Harper, J. L. 1966. Germination polymorphism in Rumex crispus and Rumex obtusifolius.
  • Cideciyan, M. A.; Malloch, A. J. C. 1982. Effects of seed size on the germination, growth and competitive ability of Rumex crispus and Rumex obtusifolius.
  • Dudgeon, W. 1918. Morphology of Rumex crispus.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2005. Flora of North America. Volume 5. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 2. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 656 pages. (ISBN 0195222113)
  • Heinken, T. 2000. Dispersal of plants by a dog in a deciduous forest. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 122: 449-467.
  • Lawrey, J. D. 1977. Trace metal accumulation by plant species from a coal strip-mining area in Ohio. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 368-375.
  • Mitchell, R. S. 1978. Rumex maritimus L. versus R. perisicarioides L. (Polygonaceace) in the Western Hemisphere. Brittonia 30: 293-296.
  • Rechinger, K. H. 1937. The North American species of Rumex. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 17: 1-151.
  • Sarkar, N. M. 1958. Cytotaxonomic studies on Rumex section Axillares. Canad. J. Bot. 36: 947-996.
  • Smith, B. W. 1964. The evolving karyotype of Rumex hastatulus. Evolution 18: 93-104.
  • Van Assche, J. 2002. The comparative germination ecology of nine Rumex species. Plant Ecology 159: 131-142.
  • Van Assche, J.; Van Nerum, D. M. 1997. The influence of the rate of temperature change on the activation of dormant seeds of Rumex obtusifolius L.
  • Walmsley, C. A.; Davy, A. J. 1997. Germination characteristics of shingle beach species, effects of seed ageing and their implications for vegetation restoration. J. Applied Ecol. 34: 131-142.
  • Weaver, S. E.; Cavers, P. B. 1979. Dynamics of seed populations of Rumex crispus and Rumex obtusifolius (Polygonaceae) in disturbed and undisturbed soil. J. Applied Ecol. 16: 909-917.