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Taxon: Rubus niveus Thunb.

Genus: Rubus subgenus: Idaeobatus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Rubeae.
Nomen number: 32396
Place of publication: Rubo 9. 1813
Name verified on: 30-Mar-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 17 in National Plant Germplasm System.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • Ceylon raspberry   (Source: Cornucopia ) – English
  • hill raspberry   (Source: State Noxweed Seed ) – English
  • Mysore raspberry   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • hong pao ci teng   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • Mysorehimbeere   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • kala hinsalu   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – India
  • frambuesa   (Source: F Ecuador ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide L Edible Pl; Cornucopia; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Gene sources: potential for high yield in red raspberry   (based on heat and humid tolerance fide Acta Hort 585:117. 2002)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of black raspberry   (based on crosses resulting in low fertile hybrids fide Acta Hort 585:117. 2002)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of red raspberry   (based on crosses resulting in low or higher fertile hybrids fide Acta Hort 585:117. 2002)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of blackberry   (based on unsuccessful crosses with Rubus ursinus fide Breeders Rubus)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide State Noxweed Seed; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan
    China: China - Gansu, Guangxi, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    South Tropical Africa: Zimbabwe
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador - Galapagos Islands

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Botanic Gardens Trust. New South Wales flora online, PlantNET (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca. [naturalized].
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • 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 niveus as a diploid; and its succesful crossing with black raspbberry, however, either unsuccessful or low hybrid fertility in crosses with red raspberry].
  • Finn, C. et al. 2002. Use of 58 Rubus species in five North American breeding programmes - Breeders news. Acta Hort. 585:113–119.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Hall, H. K. et al. 2009. Chapter 2. Raspberry breeding and genetics. Pl. Breed. Rev. 32:39–353.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hosking, J. R. 2010. pers. comm. via e–mail on 1 Feb. [re. distribution in Queensland].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Pankhurst, R. J. 2011. Rosaceae. Rubus. 3:2205 In: Stevens, W. D. et al., eds., Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 3:2205. [introduced].
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Pullaiah, T. et al. 1997–1998. Flora of Andhra Pradesh (India).
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Renteria, J. L. et al. 2012. Management of the invasive hill raspberry (Rubus niveus) on Santiago Island, Galapagos: Eradication or Indefinite Control? Invasive Pl. Sci. Managm. 5:37–46.
  • Romoleroux, K. 1996. Rosaceae. 56:27 In: Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds., Flora of Ecuador. 56:27.
  • Saldanha, C. J. 1985–. Flora of Karnataka.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually).
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970–. Flora of Thailand.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Zandee, M. & C. Kalkman. 1981. The genus Rubus (Rosaceae) in Malesia. 1. Subgenera Chamaebatus and Idaeobatus. Blumea 27:107.
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