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Taxon: Rosa lucieae Franch. & Rochebr. ex Crép.

Genus: Rosa
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Roseae
Nomen number: 5391
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 10:324. 1871 "luciae"
  • named for Madame Lucie Savatier
  • epithet correctable to "lucieae" in accordance with Melbourne ICN Art. 60.7 and Ex. 17
  • no authorship is indicated for the article where this name appears, but on p. 347 a footnote identifies Crépin as the editor of unsigned articles in the journal
Name verified on: 31-Jan-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Mar-2014
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • memorial rose   (Source: Krussmann [as R. wichuraiana]) – English
  • Wichura's rose   (Source: Zander ed17 [as R. wichuraiana]) – English
  • guang ye qiang wei   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • teriha-noibara   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • dolgasinamu   (Source: F Korea [as R. wichuraiana]) – Transcribed Korean

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu [c. & w.], Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
    Malesia: Philippines - Luzon

  • also cultivated


  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. [= R. wichuraiana].
  • Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of Korea. [lists as R. luciae Franch. & Rochebr.].
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Kalkman, C. 1973. The genus Rosa in Malesia. Blumea 21:284.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan. [lists as R. luciae Franch. & Rochebr.].
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). [lists as R. luciae Franch. & Rochebr.].
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Saakov, S. G. & D. Rieksta. 1973. Rozy. 130.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948–. Flora malesiana.
  • Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. [lists as R. luciae Franch. & Rochebr.].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).


Check other web resources for Rosa lucieae Franch. & Rochebr. ex Crép.:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rosa lucieae cultivars
  • 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.


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (28 November 2015)

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