Rumex patientia

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Rumex patientia
Rumex X patientia Sturm55.jpg
Patience dock
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Polygonaceae
Genus: Rumex
Species: R. patientia
Binomial name
Rumex patientia

Sources: ING,[1] UniProt,[2] ITIS,[3] IPNI[4]

Rumex patientia, known as patience dock,[5] "garden patience", "herb patience", or "monk's rhubarb", is a herbaceous perennial plant species of the genus Rumex, belonging to the family Polygonaceae. In spring it is often consumed as a leaf vegetable in Southern Europe, especially in Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Serbia. It is also used in Romania in spring broths.



  1. ^ "Rumex". Index Nominum Genericorum. International Association for Plant Taxonomy. 2006-02-20. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  2. ^ UniProt. "Species Rumex patientia". Retrieved 2008-07-02. 
  3. ^ "Rumex patientia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2 July 2008. 
  4. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2008-07-02. 
  5. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 

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