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2. Ribes reclinatum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 201. 1753.

欧洲醋栗 ou zhou cu li

Grossularia reclinata (Linnaeus) Miller; G. vulgaris Spach; Ribes grossularia Linnaeus.

Shrubs 1-1.5 m tall. Branchlets pubescent when young; nodal spines 1-3, robust; internodes with sparse, needlelike spines, rarely unarmed. Buds oblong-ovoid to ovoid-lanceolate, 4-5 mm, apex acute to shortly acuminate; scales scarious. Petiole 1-2 cm, pubescent, plumose hairy near base; leaf blade orbicular to subreniform, 2-4(-6) cm, subleathery, pubescent, base truncate or shallowly cordate; lobes 3-5, margin coarsely obtusely dentate, apex obtuse. Flowers axillary, solitary or 2 or 3 in short racemes, bisexual; bracts ovate to orbicular, 1.5-2 mm, 3-veined, pubescent; pedicel 5-7 mm, pubescent or shortly stalked glandular. Calyx greenish white tinged red, rarely reddish, pubescent; tube shortly campanulate, 3-5 mm, villous adaxially; lobes reflexed at anthesis, oblong to ligulate, rarely obovate-oblong, 5-7 mm. Petals greenish white, rarely red, subflabellate to broadly obovate, 1.5-2.5 mm, pubescent. Stamens erect, 3-5 mm; filaments usually white; anthers ovoid. Ovary and fruit pubescent and glandular hairy, rarely glandular hairy only. Style clavate, villous, 2-lobed. Fruit yellowish green or red, globose, to 1.4 cm. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Aug.

Widely naturalized in forests and thickets; medium altitudes. Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Shandong, Xinjiang, probably elsewhere [native to Europe].


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