The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Rheum rhabarbarum L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Rheum (family Polygonaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (in review) (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 372 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Rhabarbarum verum Garsault [Invalid] Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Rheum franzenbachii Münter Synonym M TRO
Rheum franzenbachii var. mongolicum Münter Synonym L TRO
Rheum undulalum L. Synonym M WCSP (in review)
Rheum undulatum L. Synonym M TRO
Rheum undulatum var. longifolium C.Y. Cheng & T.C. Kao Synonym L TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-2425570, and has not been changed.