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Taxon: Rubus cuneifolius Pursh

Genus: Rubus subgenus: Rubus section: Cuneifolii
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Rubeae.
Nomen number: 32304
Place of publication: Fl. Amer. sept. 1:347. 1813
Comment: for date of this publication see Taxon 57:305. 2008
Name verified on: 10-Jun-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Dec-2012
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa

References:

  • Davis, H. A. et al. 1970. Contributions toward the revision of the Eubati of eastern North America. VI. Cuneifolii. Castanea 35:178.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Finn, C. & V. H. Knight. 2002. What's going on in the world of Rubus breeding? Acta Hort. 585:33. [mentions as a source of "new germplasm background" for blackberry cultivars].
  • Finn, C. et al. 2001. Breeders experiences with Rubus species. In: Finn, C. et al., Breeders experiences with Rubus species. 2001 [web based resource; this report cited Rubus cuneifolius as a tetraploid; it can be crossed with blackberry , and it produces fertile hybrids; it carries traits of interest to blackberry breeders].
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Henderson, M. et al. 1987. Declared weeds and alien invader plants in South Africa. Botanical Research Institute, bulletin 413.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Lendemer, J. C. et al. 2007. Neotypification of Rubus cuneifolius Pursch (Rosaceae). Harvard Pap. Bot. 11:141–144.
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles. 1999. Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • University of Georgia. 2010. Blackberries and raspberries (Rubus spp.). [re. blackberry cultivars].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Check other web resources for Rubus cuneifolius Pursh:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?32304 (24 October 2014)

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