Taxon: Rheum rhabarbarum L.

 
Genus: Rheum
Family: Polygonaceae
  Subfamily: Polygonoideae
      Tribe: Rumiceae
Nomen number: 404883
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:372. 1753
Comments:
  • • [parentage unknown]
  • • non Rheum rhabarbarum auct E. Asian (= R. undulatum L.)
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: 107 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide F Eur ed2, as R. ×hybridum; F BritStace, as R. ×hybridum)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2; Lampe & McCann; Kingsbury, as R. rhaponticum; Kellerman et al., as R. rhaponticum; Can Poison Pl, as R. rhaponticum)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    . only cult.

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  • 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)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • 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.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Jonsell, B. & C. E. Jarvis 1994. Lectotypifications of Linnaean names for Flora Nordica Vol. 1 (Lycopodiaceae - Papaveraceae) Nordic J. Bot. 14:145-164.
  • Jonsell, B., ed. Flora nordica. 2000 (F Nordica)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kellerman, T. S. et al. Plant poisonings and mycotoxicoses of livestock in Southern Africa. 1988 (Kellerman et al.)
  • Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. 1964 (Kingsbury)
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:125.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)

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