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Taxon: Rosa ×damascena Herrm.

 
Genus: Rosa
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Roseae
Nomen number: 5328
Place of publication: De Rosa 14. 1762 (P. Miller, Gard. dict. ed. 8: Rosa no. 15. 1768)
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [= R. gallica × R. moschata]
  • • valid publication by Herrmann verified from original literature
  • • it is not certain at this time whether or not Herrmann's and Miller's usage of this name are the same
Name Verified on: 15-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • damask rose  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • four-seasons rose  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Portland rose  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • York-and-Lancaster rose  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • damast roos  (Source: Ency Herbs) - Dutch
  • rosier de Damas  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • Damaszener Rose  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • Portland-Rose  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • rosa-pálida  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • rose-de-Damasco  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • rosa damascena  (Source: Ency Herbs) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Krussmann; Eur Gard F)
  • Food additives:
  • Materials: essential oils (source of rose oil used in perfumery)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  7. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  12. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:157-161.
  13. Pajaujis Anonis, D. Flower oils and floral compounds in perfumery. (Flower Oils)
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  16. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  18. Saakov, S. G. & D. Rieksta 1973. Rozy 56.
  19. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  20. Vermeulen, N. Encyclopaedia of Herbs. (Ency Herbs)
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  22. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:240.

Check other web resources for Rosa ×damascena Herrm. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rosa x damascena 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=5328. Accessed 14 November 2018.