EPPO Global Database

Rheum rhabarbarum(RHERH)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: RHERH
  • Preferred name: Rheum rhabarbarum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

China (northern), Mongolia, Russia (Siberia)

Cultivated for its edible leaf stalks. The cultivated plants are hybrids of R. rhabarbarum with other species.  The common names given refer to the cultivated plant. The parent species is little known in cultivation 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Rheum undulatum Linnaeus
Rheum x hybridum Murray

Common names
Name Language
reveň kadeřavá Czech
rabarber Danish
Gartenrhabarber German
krauser Rhabarber German
Rhabarber German
sibirischer Rhabarber German
Speiserhabarber German
Wellblattrhabarber German
welliger Rhabarber German
garden rhubarb English
pieplant English
rhubarb English
vegetable rhubarb English
ruibarbo Spanish
rhubarbe French
rhubarbe cultivée French
rhubarbe des moines French
rebarbara Hungarian
rabbarbari Icelandic
rabarbaro Italian
ダイオウ Japanese
daiô Japanese
gegolfde rabarber Dutch
rabarber Dutch
rabarbar kędzierzawy Polish
rabarbar ogrodowy Polish
rabarbar syberyjski Polish
rzewień kędzierzawy Polish
rzewień ogrodowy Polish
ruibarbo Portuguese
ревень волнистый Russian
rebarbora Slovak
rabarbara Slovene
munkrabarber Swedish
rabarber Swedish
vanlig rabarber Swedish
bō yè dà huáng Chinese
波叶大黄 Chinese