1. Family: Polygonaceae Juss.
    1. Rheum L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Asia-Tropical and Asia-Temperate..

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Altay, Amur, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, 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, Falkland Is., Great Britain, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ireland, Laos, Maine, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

    Rheum L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 371 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0