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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)
Energy 92 kJ (22 kcal)
3.2 g
Dietary fibre 2.9 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. 2006-02-20. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  2. UniProt. "Genus Rumex" (HTML). Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  3. "Rumex graminifolius J.H. Rudolphi ex Lamb." Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 1 July 2008. 
  4. International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  5. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (2005-08-04). "Genus: Rumex L". Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 2008-07-02.