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Rosa banksiopsis Baker


Description from Flora of China

Shrubs small, 1–3 m tall. Branchlets terete; prickles mostly absent, or if present, small. Leaves including petiole 5–13 cm; stipules mostly adnate to petiole, free parts ovate, glabrous, auriculate, margin glandular serrate or entire, apex acuminate; rachis and petiole glabrous, or sparsely shortly prickly and glandular-pubescent; leaflets 7–9, ovate or oblong, abaxially glabrous or sparsely pubescent, with prominent midvein and lateral veins, adaxially glabrous, with concave midvein and lateral veins, base rounded or broadly cuneate, margin acutely simply serrate, apex acute or shortly acuminate. Flowers numerous in corymb, 2–3 cm in diam.; pedicel 1–2.5 cm, glabrous, sparsely puberulous or stipitate glandular; bracts ovate or lanceolate, sparsely puberulous, margin glandular serrate or entire, apex caudate-acuminate. Hypanthium ovoid. Sepals 5, ovate-lanceolate, leaflike, abaxially glabrous or sparsely pubescent, adaxially densely pubescent, stipitate glandular. Petals 5, pink or rose, obovate, apex emarginate. Styles free, slightly exserted, much shorter than stamens, densely villous. Hip orange-red, ovoid, ca. 8 mm in diam., glabrous or stipitate glandular, with persistent, erect sepals. Fl. Jun–Jul, fr. Jul–Sep.

Forests, thickets, scrub; 1200--2100 m. Gansu, Hubei, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan.


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