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Patience dock
(Rumex patientia)
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Faimily: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rumex
L. 1753
Teep species
Rumex patientia L.

Aboot 200


Lapathum Mill.
Bucephalophora Pau
Sources: ING,[1] UniProt,[2] ITIS,[3] IPNI,[4] GRIN[5]

Dock, raw (Rumex spp.)
Nutreetional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy92 kJ (22 kcal)
3.2 g
Dietary fibre2.9 g
0.7 g
2 g
Vitamin A equiv.
200 μg
Thiamine (B1)
0.04 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1 mg
Niacin (B3)
0.5 mg
Vitamin B6
0.122 mg
Folate (B9)
13 μg
Vitamin C
48 mg
44 mg
2.4 mg
103 mg
0.349 mg
63 mg
390 mg
0.2 mg

Percentages are approximated uisin US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

The docks an sorrels, genus Rumex L., are a genus o aboot 200 species o annual, biennial an perennial yerbs in the buckwheat faimily Polygonaceae.

Members o this faimily are very common perennial yerbs growin mainly in the northren hemisphere, but various species hae been introduced almaist everywhaur.

Some are nuisance weeds (an are whiles cried dockweed or dock weed), but some are grown for thair edible leaves.

Rumex species are uised as fuid plants bi the larvae o a nummer o Lepidoptera species - see leet o Lepidoptera that feed on Rumex.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Rumex". Index Nominum Genericorum. International Association for Plant Taxonomy. 20 Februar 2006. Retrieved 1 Julie 2008.
  2. UniProt. "Genus Rumex" (HTML). Retrieved 1 Julie 2008.
  3. "Rumex graminifolius J.H. Rudolphi ex Lamb". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 1 Julie 2008.
  4. International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 1 Julie 2008.
  5. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (4 August 2005). "Genus: Rumex L." Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Archived frae the original on 15 Januar 2009. Retrieved 2 Julie 2008.