Taxon: Rheum rhaponticum auct.

Synonym of Rheum ×rhabarbarum L.

Genus: Rheum
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 404882
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
  • • misapplied to rhubarb
  • • non Rheum rhaponticum L., a wild species
Name Verified on: 15-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-May-2012
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:


  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)

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