Taxon: Rosa chinensis Jacq.

 
Genus: Rosa
Family: Rosaceae
  Subfamily: Rosoideae
      Tribe: Roseae
Nomen number: 5318
Place of publication: Observ. bot. 3:7, t. 55. 1768
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Bengal rose  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • China rose  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • China-Rose  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • kōshin-bara  (Source: F Okin) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • yue ji  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - Transcribed Chinese
  • yue ji hua  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • wolgyehwa  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann; Hortus 3; Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Gene sources: ornamental features (fide Dict Gard)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guizhou, - Hubei, - Sichuan

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult.

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Bensky, D., A. Gamble, & T. J. Kaptchuk Chinese herbal medicine: Materia medica, rev. ed. 1993 (Chin Herb Med)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. Flora intramongolica. 1977- (F InnMong)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jiangsu Inst. Bot., ed. v. 1; Shan. R. H., ed. v. 2 Jiangsu Zhiwuzhi (Flora of Jiangsu). 1977-1982 (F Chiangsu)
  • Keys, J. D. Chinese herbs: their botany, chemistry, and pharmacodynamics. 1976 (Chin Herbs)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • National Institute for the Control of Pharmaceutical & Biological Products Colour atlas of Chinese traditional drugs, Vol 1. 1987 (Atlas Chin Drugs)
  • Saakov, S. G. & D. Rieksta 1973. Rozy 136.
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:240.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Rosa chinensis Jacq. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rosa chinensis 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image