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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to N. Indo-China, Taiwan.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Laos, Taiwan, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, India, Marianas, Trinidad-Tobago

Rosa indica L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 685] K001111598
s.coll. [Cat. no. 685] K001111597
s.coll. [Cat. no. 685] K001111600
s.coll. [Cat. no. 685], India K001111599
s.coll. [Cat. no. 685] K001111596
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 685], Nepal K001111595
s.coll. [11711] Rosa cymosa K000730867
Bodinier, E. [1604], China Rosa cymosa K000730873
Grijs, de. [5690] Rosa cymosa K000730872
Sampson, G. [5690] Rosa cymosa K000730871
s.coll. [s.n.], China Rosa cymosa K000730870 Unknown type material
Wilson, E. H. [828], China Rosa cymosa K000730874 syntype
s.coll. [s.n.], China Rosa cymosa K000730868 Unknown type material

First published in Sp. Pl.: 492 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 2: 1-1060. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Vidal, J.E. (1968). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 6: 1-210. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 9: 1-494. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0