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Taxon: Rheum ×rhabarbarum L.

 
Genus: Rheum
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 404883
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:372. 1753, pro sp.
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/358391
Comments:
  • • [parentage unknown]
  • • non Rheum rhabarbarum auct E. Asian (= R. undulatum L.)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Aug-2018
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 107 (97 active, 62 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (as R. × hybridum); vegetable (as R. × hybridum)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as R. rhaponticum); mammals (as R. rhaponticum); mammals; mammals (as R. rhaponticum); mammals (as R. rhaponticum)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  2. Barney, D. L. & K. E. Hummer 2012. Rhubarb: Botany, horticulture, and genetic resources Hort. Rev. 40:147-182.
  3. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  4. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  7. Hoang, H.-D. et al. 1997. Additional notes to the checklist of Korean cultivated plants (5). Consolidated summary and indexes Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 44:370.
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  10. Jonsell, B. & C. E. Jarvis 1994. Lectotypifications of Linnaean names for Flora Nordica Vol. 1 (Lycopodiaceae - Papaveraceae) Nordic J. Bot. 14:145-164.
  11. Jonsell, B., ed. Flora nordica. (F Nordica)
  12. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  13. Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  15. Kuhl, J. C. & V. L. DeBoer 2008. Genetic diversity of rhubarb cultivars J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 133:587-592.
  16. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  17. Lepse, L. 2009. Comparison of in vitro and traditional propagation methods of rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) according to morphological features and yield Acta Hort. 812:265-270.
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  20. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:125.
  21. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  22. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)

Check other web resources for Rheum ×rhabarbarum L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=404883. Accessed 18 November 2018.