Rosa canina, L.

I. Klášterský, 1968, 10. Rosa L., Flora Europaea, Volume 2, Rosaceae to Umbelliferae, Cambrdige: Cambridge University Press, pp. 35-42: 29

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.47067

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/85878172-C46A-1450-9F32-B7658A512C82

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scientific name

Rosa canina
status

 

18. R. canina L.   ,

Sp. PI. 491 (1753).

Stems green; intemodes long. Prickles stout, curved or hooked; flowering stems rarely unarmed. Leaflets 5-7, 15^10 x 12-20 mm, ovate, obovate or elliptical, serrate or compound-serrate, glabrous and eglandular, dark to glaucous green, shining or dull above; petiole and rhachis often with acicles. Pedicels 10-20 mm, as long as or longer than the fruit, glabrous. Sepals deflexed and caducous after anthesis. Petals 15-25(-30) mm, pink to white. Disc wide, with the orifice less than 1 mm in diameter. Styles usually not long-exserted, densely villous to glabrous. Fruit 10-20 mm, globose, ovoid or ellipsoid, glabrous, red. 2n= 35. Europe northwards to c. 62° N. All except Az Fa Is Sb Tu.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Rosa