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Taxon: Rubus rosifolius Sm.

Genus: Rubus subgenus: Idaeobatus
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Rubeae.
Nomen number: 32436
Place of publication: Pl. icon. ined. 3: t. 60. 1791 "rosaefolius"
Comments:
  • valid publication and authorship verified from original literature
  • spelling corrected in accordance with Melbourne ICN Art. 60.8 and Rec. 60G
Name verified on: 09-Jun-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • bramble-of-the-Cape   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Mauritius raspberry   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • raspberry-bush   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • rose-leaf bramble   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • thimbleberry   (Source: F Hawaii ) – English
  • kong xin pao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • javanische Himbeere   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • tokin-ibara   (Source: F JapanOhwi [as R. commersonii]) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • frambueso de Africa   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:278. 1991)
  • Human food: fruit   (fide Cornucopia; Econ Pl Aust)
  • Gene sources: high yield for red raspberry   (fide Pl Breed Rev 32:150. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of red raspberry   (based on crosses with Rubus idaeus fide Pl Breed Rev 32:147. 2009)
  • Weed   (fide F Hawaii; F NZeal)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Indonesia - Celebes, Irian Jaya, Java, Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands; Malaysia - Sabah, Sarawak; Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales [e.], Queensland [s.e.], Victoria [e.]
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia; Solomon Islands; Vanuatu

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized throughout tropics & warm-temperate regions

      Cultivated:
  • cultivated throughout tropics & warm-temperate regions

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Bean, A. R. 1997. A revision of Rubus sect. Idaeobatus (Focke) Focke (Rosaceae) in Australia. Austrobaileya 4:681.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • 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.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Finn, C. F. & J. F. Hancock. 2008. Chapter 12. Raspberries. 359–392 In: Hancock, J. F., ed., Temperate fruit crop breeding: germplasm to genomics. 359–392.
  • 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 rosifolius as a diploid; it can cross "relatively easy" with red raspberry, but "progenies did not survive in the field"].
  • 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.
  • Huang, J.-H. & J.-M. Hu. 2009. Revision of Rubus (Rosaceae) in Taiwan. Taiwania 54:303–304.
  • Hummer, K. E. et al. 2013. Asian germplasm influences on American berry crops. HortScience 48:1090–1094.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [= R. commersonii].
  • 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.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. ["naturalized beyond its native range"].
  • Randell, R. A. et al. 2004. Genetic analysis of natural hybrids between endemic and alien Rubus (Rosaceae) species in Hawai'i. Conservation Genet. 5:217–230.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:278 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:278.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. & F. J. Espinoza-Garcia. 2004. The alien flowering plants of Mexico. Diversity & Distrib. 10:113–123.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i.
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. A:242 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). A:242.
  • Willis, J. H. 1970–1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  • 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 27:81.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Check other web resources for Rubus rosifolius Sm.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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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  • 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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