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[ Rhetinosperma ] [ Rheum ] [ Rhexia ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Rheum


Hierarchical position of the Genus Rheum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Caryophyllidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 144. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Polygonanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Polygonales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 15. 1829.
   Familia  Polygonaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 82. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Knotweeds
   Tribus  Rheeae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 18. 1829.
   Genus  Rheum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: rhubarb

Named members of the Genus Rheum

   Species  officinale Baillon
common name: Chinese rhubarb
   Species  palmatum L.
common name: Chinese rhubarb, da huang  (Chinese)
   Species  rhabarbarum L.
common name: rhubarb

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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