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Genus: Ribes

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Saxifragales > Family: Grossulariaceae

Three species cultivated, all native to the Canary Islands.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Ribes aureum (Golden or Buffalo currant)

Native to California and Mexico.


Ribes glandulosum (Skunk currant)

Native to North America.


Ribes nigrum (Black currant)

Native from the Europe to the Himalayas.


Ribes sanguineum (Flowering or American currant)

Native to western USA.


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