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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.
Accessions: 107 (97 active, 62 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  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. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  4. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  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. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Rheum ×cultorum
  9. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  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. 2000. Flora nordica.
  12. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  13. Kellerman, T. S. et al. 1988. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa Note: poisonous
  14. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  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. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  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. 1976. Hortus third.
  19. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  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). Note: poisonous
  22. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=404883. Accessed 16 September 2019.