Taxon: Rosa lucieae Franch. & Rochebr. ex Crép.

Genus: Rosa
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Roseae
Nomen number: 5391
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 10:324. 1871 "luciae"
Link to protologue:
  • • named for Madame Lucie Savatier
  • • epithet correctable to "lucieae" in accordance with Melbourne ICN Art. 60.7 and Ex. 17
  • • no authorship is indicated for the article where this name appears, but on p. 347 a footnote identifies Crépin as the editor of unsigned articles in the journal
Name Verified on: 31-Jan-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • memorial rose  (Source: Krussmann) - English
  • Wichura's rose  (Source: Zander ed17) - English
  • teriha-noibara  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • guang ye qiang wei  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • dolgasinamu  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as R. wichuraiana; Eur Gard F, as R. wichuraiana; Krussmann, as R. wichuraiana)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea ; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Philippines Luzon

  • Cultivated


  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Forest Experimental Station, Korea Illustrated woody plants of Korea. (WPl Korea)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Kalkman, C. 1973. The genus Rosa in Malesia (Blumea) 21:284.
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  • Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  • Saakov, S. G. & D. Rieksta 1973. Rozy 130.
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)


Check other web resources for Rosa lucieae Franch. & Rochebr. ex Crép. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Rosa lucieae 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.


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image