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Ribes aureum Pursh, Fl. Am. Sept. 1:164. 1814.

  • Ribes odoratum Wendl.f.

    Shrub, c. 2 m tall, young branches pubescent. Leaves ovate, orbicular¬reniform, base cuneate or truncate, deeply 3-5-lobed, coarsely dentate, 1.5-3.5 cm long, 2.5-4 cm broad, petioles 0.5-3 cm long, pubescent, bracts ovate-oval. Flowers golden yellow, fragrant. Calyx tube c. 10-15 mm long, stout, lobes oblong, 5-6 mm long, spreading or revolute. Petals 3 mm long, almost yellow, changing to red, included. Berries globose or ovoid, c. 1 cm in diameter, black.

    Fl. Per.: March-April.

    Distribution: A cultivated ornamental plant, in Kurram Valley and Swat from 1500-2000 m. alt. s.m.


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