Synonym(s) : Cylactis saxatilis (L.) Á.Löve; Rubus fragaria F.W.Schmidt; Rubus ruber Gilib.; Rubus saxatilis var. americanus Michx. ex Pers.; Rubus saxatilis var. canadensis Michx.
Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Rubus saxatilis L.
Common name : Stone bramble
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Stony soils, thickets, forests; below 3000 m. altitude
Comments / notes : Many parts of the plant are astringent, owing largely to the presence of tannins. A decoction of the root was once used in India for the treatment of relaxed bowels and dysentery, and also in treating the spasmodic stage of whooping cough. A decoction of the leaves was used to treat dysentery and some types of bleeding.
Flower, Fruit : January-August
Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand
Native : Europe, Greenland and Asia-Temperate
Exotic/Native : Native
World Distribution : Europe, Greenland and Asia-Temperate
Literature : Uniyal B.P., Sharma J.R., Choudhery U., Singh D.K. (2007). Flowering Plants of Uttarakhand: A Checklist. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh: 124