Rosa cathayensis (Rehder & E.H.Wilson) L.H.Bailey

  • Family : ROSACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Rosaceae
  • Basionym : Rosa multiflora Thunb. var. cathayensis Rehder & E.H.Wilson
  • Synonym(s) : Rosa multiflora Bunge non Thumb.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Rosa cathayensis (Rehder & E.H.Wilson) L.H.Bailey
  • Vernacular name : Jungli gulab (Hindi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated. There are many crosses of this species in cultivation
  • Key identification features : Leaflets larger and more acuminate-pointed, flowers larger usually one and half in. Across, less fragrant, many in open corymb like cluster with glandular pedicels.
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Literature : L.H Bailey (1963). Manual of Cultivated Plants; M.R. Almeida (1998). Flora of Maharashtra vol.2.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. cathayensis. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.


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