Definition of Genus rumex
1. Noun. Docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Buckwheat Family, Family Polygonaceae, Polygonaceae
Member holonyms: Dock, Sorrel, Sour Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rumex
Literary usage of Genus rumex
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Magazine of Natural History by Edward Charlesworth (1830)
"England produces but one plant of the second order, and that formerly belonged to (and by some botanists is still ranged in) the genus .Rumex, of the third ..."
2. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"This may prove a hint for testing other large species of the extensive genus Rumex in this respect. ..."
3. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"We here find the genus Rumex, which contains the dock and sorrel ; t Gerard, a very ancient botanist, has the following curious passage. ..."
4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"There are several species of the genus Rumex that have been or are still cultivated ; and as their uses and culture are so nearly alike, wo shall include ..."
5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"So far as Mr. Bragg or I have been able to observe, this louse confines its attacks to the genus Rumex. ..."