Rumex cyprius, Rumex roseus, Knotweed, Pink Sorrel,
حميض ,חומעה ורודה

Scientific name:  Rumex cyprius Murb.
Synonym name:  Rumex roseus L.
Common name:  Knotweed, Pink Sorrel
Hebrew name:  חומעה ורודה
Arabic name:  حميض
Family:  Polygonaceae, ארכוביתיים

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Life form:  Therophyte, annual
Stems:  Erect, ascending, or prostrate, glabrous or papillose-pubescent
Leaves:  Alternate
Flowers:  Green; hermaphrodite; pollinated by Wind
Fruits / pods:  Achenes with unequal wings
Flowering Period:  January, February, March, April, May
Habitat:  Shrub-steppes, Desert
Distribution:  The Mediterranean Woodlands and Shrublands, Semi-steppe shrublands, Shrub-steppes, Deserts and extreme deserts
Chorotype:  Irano-Turanian - Saharo-Arabian
Summer shedding:  Ephemeral

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Derivation of the botanical name:
Rumex , the ancient Latin name for the docks or sorrels.
cyprius, Cyprian.
roseus, rose colored.
  • The standard author abbreviation Murb. is used to indicate Svante Samuel Murbeck (1859 – 1946), a Swedish botanist, private lecturer and prof. in Lund from 1902.
  • The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.