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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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  5. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  6. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Melville, R. 1975. RosaL. (Hybrid F Brit) 224.
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  12. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  13. Saakov, S. G. & D. Rieksta 1973. Rozy 58.
  14. Stewart, R. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir. 1972 (L Pak)
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  16. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=32074. Accessed 20 November 2018.