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Taxon: Rosa ×alba L.

 
Genus: Rosa
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Roseae
Nomen number: 32074
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:492. 1753
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [parentage uncertain]
  • • perhaps R. gallica × R. arvensis or R. corymbifera, or R. canina × R. damascena
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • white rose  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • white-rose-of-York  (Source: Krussmann) - English
  • rosier blanc  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • weiße Rose  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • rosa blanca  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Cafferty & S. & C. E. Jarvis. 2002. Typification of Linnaean plant names in Rosaceae. Taxon 51:543.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  5. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  6. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Melville, R. 1975. RosaL.. Hybridization and the flora of the British Isles. 224.
  10. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  11. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  12. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  13. Saakov, S. G. & D. Rieksta. 1973. Rozy. 58.
  14. Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Rosa ×alba L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rosa x alba 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=32074. Accessed 16 July 2019.