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