Rheum australe D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 75 75 1825. (syn. Rheum emodii Wall. ex Meisn.);
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Indian rhubarb, Himalayan Rhubarb, Red-veined Pie Plant, padamchal;
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A very useful drug plant for mountain people- a panacea, very common house hold remedy; 
Its sour & juicy flowering stalks are chewed to quench thirst;
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VOF Week: Rheum sp??? at VOF: I think this is some Rheum sp. (Family: Polygonaceae).
Date/Time: 08-08-2012 / 09:15AM
Location: VOF

May be Rheum australe.


I too feel so.


Yes … Rheum australe.



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Vof Week: Rheum australe from Valley: Rheum australe from Valley


Yes … Typical red flowers, thanks for uploading this species.



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VOF Week: Rheum sp.(U24) — at VoF: Another Polygonaceae sp. Could be some Rheum.
Location: VoF.


Should be Rheum australe


Yes Rheum australe



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Polygonaceae Fortnight: Rheum australe at Ladakh -PKA20: : Attachments (4). 3 posts by 3 authors.

Rheum australe. (Family: Polygonaceae).
Date/Time: 08-08-2012 / 09:15AM
Location: VOF


Very beautiful pics from one of the most beautiful places..thanks a lot



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Polygonaceae Fortnight: Rheum australe at VoF .-PKA28: : :  3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3).

Rheum australe (Family: Polygonaceae).
Location: VoF.


Lovely capture …



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Polygonacae Fortnight: -Rheum australe from Valley of Flowers – MN3 : 5 posts by 4 authors. 1 image.

Rheum australe
Indian rhubarb, Himalayan rhubarb, Red-veined pie plant
Place : Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand

Rheum australe D.Don Syn: R. emodi Wall.ex Meissn.- a very useful drug plant for mountain people- a panacea, very common house hold remedy.



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Kindly find below image of Rheum australe from GHNP, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.

Its sour & juicy flowering stalks are chewed to quench thirst.


Lovely picture and valuable information.. thanks …



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This beautiful plant was recorded from near Hemkunt Sahib in Uttrakhand..
I hope this can be Rheum australe..

Please validate/correct..


Very good photographs, thanks for sharing …



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This was again shot from way to Hemkunt Sahib in Uttrakhand..
Please help to give id of this Rheum..

Is this again R. australe ??


Perhaps yes, thanks for sharing


Again very good closeups. and Thanks for sharing clear pictures of other parts esp. the leaves.



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Photographed at Medicinal Plants Nursery at Pothibasa in Uttarakhand, not sure whether R. australe or R. webbianum. The fruits resemble R. webbianum but are red in colour. Flowers were not present. Please help in deciding.


I guess R. australe looks more close!



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