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Taxon: Rubus arcticus L. subsp. stellatus (Sm.) B. Boivin

Genus: Rubus
Subgenus: Cylactis
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Rubeae
Nomen number: 407291
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Bot. France 102:235. 1955
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (6 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • Alaskan raspberry  (Source: Bot Not) - English
  • nagoonberry  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Distributional Range:


    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Chukchi, Kamchatka]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia (n.w.)]


  1. Hall, H. K. et al. 2009. Chapter 2. Raspberry breeding and genetics. Pl. Breed. Rev. 32:159, 171. Note: as Rubus stellatus
  2. Hultén, O. E. G. 1968. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories.
  3. Larsson, E. G. K. 1980. Rubus arcticus L. subsp. x stellarcticus subsp. nov. [Rubus arcticus L. subsp. arcticus x Rubus arcticus subsp. stellatus, artificial hybrid]. Bot. Not. 133:227.
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third. Note: = Rubus stellatus

Check other web resources for Rubus arcticus L. subsp. stellatus (Sm.) B. Boivin :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=407291. Accessed 16 November 2019.