African Plant Database

Rubus rosifolius Sm.
Protologue : Pl. Icon. Ined. 3: 60 (1789)
Information on the genus : Rubus
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rubus comintanus Blanco (1845)
=Rubus commersonii Poir. (1804)
=Rubus jamaicensis Blanco (1837)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub- Ht up to 1.5 m. Alt 91 - 823 m. Distribution: KN, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Humid, Subhumid; Anthropic, Forest; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Visser N, M.M. le Roux & B.E. van Wyk (2018). A taxonomic revision of the Thesium goetzeanum species complex (Santalaceae) from Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. S. African J. Bot. 119: 255 
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see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°83840 modified 2009-09-24
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