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Taxon: Rheum undulatum L.

 
Genus: Rheum
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 31128
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:531. 1762
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Apr-2013
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 21 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • bo ye da huang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as Rheum rhabarbarum); mammals (as Rheum rhabarbarum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Chita, Irkutsk]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (n.)
    • CHINA: China [Hebei, Heilongjiang, Hubei, Jilin, Nei Monggol, Shanxi]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea


References:

  1. Barney, D. L. & K. E. Hummer 2012. Rhubarb: Botany, horticulture, and genetic resources Hort. Rev. 4:149, 159, 168.
  2. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  3. Grubov, V. I. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia. 2001 (Pl Mongol)
  4. Grubov, V. I., ed. Plants of Central Asia: plant collections from China and Mongolia (English translation of Rasteniia Tsentral'noĭ Azii). (Pl Centr Asia)
  5. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  6. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  7. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  8. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University Medicinal plants in the Republic of Korea. WHO Regional Publications Western Pacific Series No. 21. (Med Pl Korea)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Sun, Y. et al. 2012. Rapid radiation of Rheum (Polygonaceae) and parallel evolution of morphological traits Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 63:150-158.
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Rheum undulatum L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31128. Accessed 19 November 2018.