Common name: Gilgit rhubarb/ Himalayan rhubarb
Information: “Variable species, particularly the leaf size and plant height. Grows on slopes between 2000-4500 m. Root is purgative and leaf stalk is used as rhubarb. Distribution: Distribution: Pakistan, India and Nepal.” Tropicos.org
Photo: Mesic north facing slope along surveyed transect in Thale valley, ca 3900 m. July 15, 2016 [Species ID # 31; photo 0267-8] N. Hewitt.
Sources and additional resources:
Missouri Botanical Garden (2021). Rheum webbianum Royle in Tropicos Flora of Pakistan. http://legacy.tropicos.org/Name/26002590?projectid=32 Accessed 20 Jul 2021.
GBIF Secretariat (2021). Rheum webbianum Royle in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. https://www.gbif.org/species/4928642 Accessed 20 Jul 2021.
WFO (2021). Rheum webbianum Royle. Online at: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001101732. Accessed 20 Jul 2021