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3. Rosa sect. Chinenses Candolle ex Seringe, Mus. Helv. Bot. 1: 2. 1818.

月季组 yue ji zu

Description from Flora of China

Shrubs erect or climbing, with curved prickles. Leaflets 3–5, rarely 7; stipules narrow, adnate to petiole. Flowers 1 to numerous. Sepals entire or with a few lobes, after anthesis reflexed and deciduous. Styles free, exserted, nearly equaling stamens.

Three species: China, Myanmar, N Thailand, N Vietnam, widely cultivated elsewhere; three species (two endemic) in China.


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