Definition of Genus Rheum

1. Noun. Rhubarb.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Rheum

genus Ravenala
genus Recurvirostra
genus Regalecus
genus Regnellidium
genus Regulus
genus Reithrodontomys
genus Remilegia
genus Reseda
genus Retama
genus Reticulitermes
genus Retrophyllum
genus Rhagoletis
genus Rhamnus
genus Rhapis
genus Rhea
genus Rheum (current term)
genus Rhexia
genus Rhincodon
genus Rhinoceros
genus Rhinonicteris
genus Rhinoptera
genus Rhipsalis
genus Rhizobium
genus Rhizoctinia
genus Rhizophora
genus Rhizopogon
genus Rhizopus
genus Rhodanthe
genus Rhododendron
genus Rhodosphaera

Literary usage of Genus Rheum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The London Medical Gazette (1837)
"Characters of the genus Rheum,—The genus Rheum is characterized by having hermaphrodite flowers, consisting of a coloured ..."

2. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1858)
"RHUBARB, or, as it is often named, Pie Plant, is composed of a number of varieties that have emanated from two species of the genus Rheum, viz : R. rha- ..."

3. The Pharmacist (1874)
"... Linnaeus recognized from species of the genus Rheum, to which have successively been ... which in other respects resemble those of all the genus Rheum. ..."

4. Botany for Beginners: An Introduction to 'Mrs. Lincoln's Lectures on Botany' by Lincoln Phelps (1856)
"... class contains the genus Rheum, or the Rhubarb. Fig. 80, at b, represents a flower ot this genus. The Rheum, palmatum. furnishes the medicinal rhubarb, ..."

5. Botany for Beginners by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"The third order of the ninth class contains the genus Rheum, or the Rhubarb. Fig. 80, at 6, represents a flower of this genus. The Rheum palmatum furnishes ..."

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