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56a. Rosa chinensis var. chinensis

月季花(原变种) yue ji hua (yuan bian zhong)

Description from Flora of China

Rosa nankinensis Loureiro; R. sinica Linnaeus.

Branches robust, often with hooked prickles. Flowers double or semi-double, several, rarely solitary. Leaflets 3–5, rarely 7, abaxially dark green. Petals red, pink or white. Sepals often with a few lobes.

A famous Chinese ornamental plant with many widely cultivated horticultural forms.

Cultivated in China [widely cultivated elsewhere, of cultivated origin].


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