Redcurrant facts

Redcurrant
Cultivated redcurrant
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Saxifragales
Family: Grossulariaceae
Genus: Ribes
Species: R. rubrum
Binomial name
Ribes rubrum
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Ribes rubrum fruit Luc Viatour
Redcurrant

A Redcurrant (Ribes rubrum) is a type of fruit. It is related to the Blackcurrant. They are in the same genus Ribes. They can be found growing in the wild in western Europe (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany and northern Italy).

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