3389.000 Rosa L.

Description of the genus

Shrubs. Stems usually prickly. Stipules usually adnate to petiole. Leaves imparipinnate. Inflorescence terminal. Flowers (4-)5-merous, solitary or in corymbs. Hypanthium urceolate, becoming coloured and fleshy in fruit. Stamens and carpels numerous; ovules 1. Fruit composed of numerous achenes enclosed in the hypanthium.

Worldwide: 100 - 150 species, northern temperate to tropical mountains

Mozambique: 1 cultivated taxon.

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Other sources of information about Rosa:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Rosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Rosa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Rosa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Rosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Rosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rosa
Plants of the World Online: Rosa
Tropicos: Rosa
Wikipedia: Rosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Rosa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=659, retrieved 30 November 2023

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