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(First Upload on July 16 2013. Last on July 17 2013) [ 日本語 | English ]

Rheum undulatum L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Rheum L. (ダイオウ)
Karadaiou (カラダイオウ, 和大黄), rhubarb
Lifeform: perennial forb
Distribution: in and around Siberia (Mongolia - China - Russia - Korea)

HUSTEP: Plants and Plant communities in Japan (flora list)

Utilization: rhizomes used for medicine (anthraquinone)
Synonyms (scientific, Japanese and English names, a bit confusing for me)

Rheum rhabarbatum L.
Rheum rhaponticum auct. non L.
Rheum franzenbachii Munter

Rheum L. (ダイオウ)
About 60 perennial forb species in the world (no native species in Japan)

Widely used for medicines and vegetables

Rheum undulatum transplanted in Hokkaido


ST1 ST2 ST3

索引

ST2 ST3
[1-3] at Experimental Station for Medical Plant Studies, Faculty of Medicine, Hokkaido University, on June 15 2013. [4/5] at the same station on July 11 2013.

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