Rheum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 371 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Bulgaria to Temp. Asia and N. Indo-China.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Altay, Amur, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Lebanon-Syria, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Primorye, Qinghai, Saudi Arabia, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya

Introduced into:

Alaska, Alberta, Austria, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Labrador, Laos, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia. Taxon 64: 1188-1208.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0