Ribes rubrum, SE: Röda vinbär, DE: Rote Johannisbeere,
NL: Aalbes, UK: Redcurrant, Garden currant
|| ||Ribes rubrum L.|
|| ||Röda vinbär|
|| ||Rote Johannisbeere|
|| ||Aalbes, rode bes, witte bes|
|| ||Redcurrant |
|| ||Grossulariaceae, Gooseberry family, Ripsväxter|
|| ||Deciduous shrub|
|| ||Unarmed, straggling, or reclined stems|
|| ||five-lobed leaves|
|| ||Yellow-green, in pendulous 4–8 cm racemes|
|| ||May, June|
|| ||Bright red translucent edible berries about 8–12 mm diameter, with 3-10 berries on each raceme|
|| ||Introduced-naturalized; woods, hedges and scrub, much grown and often obviously relict or escaped.|
Derivation of the botanical name:
Ribes, from the Arabic name of some shrub with acid fruit.
rubrum, ruber, red, ruddy.
- The standard author abbreviation L. is used to indicate Carl Linnaeus (1707 – 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, the father of modern taxonomy.