Rheum nobile

Rheum nobile Hook. f. & Thomson, Ill. Himal. Pl. , pl. 19 1855. ; Rheum nobile, the Noble rhubarb or Sikkim rhubarb or पदमचाल, is a giant herbaceous plant native to the Himalaya, from northeastern Afghanistan, east through northern Pakistan and India, Nepal, Sikkim (in India), Bhutan, and Tibet to Myanmar, occurring in the alpine […]

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Rheum officinale (USA)

Rheum officinale Baill., Adansonia 10: 246 1872. ; Rheum officinale is a rhubarb from the family Polygonaceae originating in Asia. Rheum officinale is used in traditional Chinese medicine, where it is called yào yòng dà huáng (Chinese: 药用大黄), and is also a component in the North American herbal remedy called Essiac tea. In modern medicine, […]

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Rheum moorcroftianum

Rheum moorcroftianum Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 1: 315, 318 1839. ;       Rheum moorcroftianum from Rohtang Pass in Kullu Distt of HP : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1-> 2MB). Shot from Rohtang at 4000 mt Very good photograph     POLYGONACEAE FORTNIGHT 1-14 May 2014: Rheum moorcroftinum from Himachal GSG-08 […]

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Rheum webbianum

Rheum webbianum Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 1: 318, pl. 78a 318 1839. ; . Keys between Rheum australe (Flowers purple red, Inflorescence fastigiately branched, 0.3-1 m erect leafy panicle) and Rheum webbianum (Flowers pale yellowish, Inflorescence diffusely branched, mostly axillary, less commonly terminal) at Flora of Pakistan and Flora of China; . Rheum from Paddar valley […]

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Rheum rhabarbarum

Rheum rhabarbarum L., Sp. Pl. 372 1753. (Syn: Rhabarbarum verum Garsault; Rheum franzenbachii Münter; Rheum franzenbachii var. mongolicum Münter; Rheum undulalum L.; Rheum undulatum L.; Rheum undulatum var. longifolium C.Y. Cheng & T.C. Kao) as per The Plant List Ver.1.1;     Fruits & Vegetables Week: Rheum rhabarbarm, Rhubarb a fruit that is not a […]

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Rheum spiciforme

Rheum spiciforme Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 1: 315, 318, pl. 78 315 1839. (Syn: Rheum scaberrimum Lingelsh.) as per The Plant List Ver.1.1 ;    Rheum spiciforme Royle, Ill. bot. Himal. Mts. 1(9):318. 1836; 2(4): t. 78. 1834 (Syn: (=) Rheum przewalskyi Losinsk.; (=) Rheum rhizostachyum Schrenk; (=) Rheum rhomboideum Losinsk.) as per GRIN; Common […]

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Rheum australe

Rheum australe D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 75 75 1825. (syn. Rheum emodii Wall. ex Meisn.); . Keys between Rheum australe (Flowers purple red, Inflorescence fastigiately branched, 0.3-1 m erect leafy panicle) and Rheum webbianum (Flowers pale yellowish, Inflorescence diffusely branched, mostly axillary, less commonly terminal) at Flora of Pakistan and Flora of China; .. Indian rhubarb, […]

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