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Common name

English: Curled dock

German: Krauser Ampfer

Portuguese: Cata-cuz

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Polygonales (28)

        Family: Polygonaceae (30)(family description)

          Genus: Rumex (9)

            Epithet: crispus L. (1)

Synonyms: Lapathum crispum (L.) Scop., Rumex elongatus Guss.

crispum => curled closely, crested

crispus => curled closely, crested

elongatus => elongated, lengthened, drawn out, extended

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Rumex crispus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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