Kerria japonica (L.) DC.

  • Family : ROSACEAE
    (Rose Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GULAB FAMILY (गुलाब फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ROSACEAE
  • Basionym : Rubus japonicus L.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Kerria japonica (L.) DC.
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments / notes : Garden plant
  • Key identification features : Shrub, bushy; branches green and ridged. Leaves simple, alternate, stipulate, serrate along margins, sparsely pubescent on both surfaces, becoming glabrous on dorsal surface, shortly petiolate. Flowers golden-yellow, solitary. Achenes small.
  • Flower, Fruit : October-December
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.971 Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. japonica. Downloaded on 20 June 2021.


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