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Swamp dock

Scientific Name
Rumex brownii
Scientific Author
Campdera, F. (1819)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Polygonales: Polygonaceae)
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Pictured: Achene

Disseminule: Fruit (referred to as an achene or seed unit) pictured with persistent floral parts

Description:

Achene appendages: Cavities, Spines

Achene Colour: Brown

Achene Length: 4 - 7mm

Achene Sculpture: Enclosed in persistent hardened perianth, Scaberulous, Scalloped

Achene Shape: Angulatet, 3 - spined or triangular in cross section

Perennial 50–80 cm high, stems slender, erect, with a few elongate leafless branches.
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
20/03/2012 04:20 AEST
Last Updated
21/01/2013 11:48 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Swamp dock (Rumex brownii ) Updated on 1/21/2013 11:48:05 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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