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Sorrel: Quiz


Question 1:
What family does Sorrel belong to?

Question 2:
What is the binomial of Sorrel?
Rumex acetosella
Rumex acetosa
Rumex nivalis
Rumex graminifolius

Question 3: The plant's sharp taste is due to ________.
Pyridoxal phosphateAscorbic acidPyrroloquinoline quinoneBiotin

Question 4: It has whorled spikes of reddish-green ________, which bloom in summer, becoming purplish.
FlowerSeedFlowering plantFruit

Question 5: Sorrel is a slender ________ about 60 cm high, with roots that run deep into the ground, as well as juicy stems and edible, oblong leaves.
FungusArchaeplastidaPlantRed algae

Question 6: The leaves may be puréed in soups and sauces or added to salads and shav; they have a flavour that is similar to ________ or sour wild strawberries.

Question 7: The leaves are eaten by the larvae of several species of ________ (butterfly and moth) including the Blood-vein moth.

Question 8: The stamens and ________ are on different plants (dioecious); the ripe seeds are brown and shining.
GynoeciumFlowering plantPollenFlower


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