Rosa obtusifolia Desv.

First published in J. Bot. (Desvaux) 2: 317 (1809)
This name is a synonym of Rosa corymbifera

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2005-2022). The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity [Cited as Rosa corymbifera.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Rosa obtusifolia.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Rosa obtusifolia.]
  • Lewis, W.H. & Elvin-Lewis, M. (2017). New records and range extensions for Rosa (Rosaceae) in North America. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 11: 185-191. [Cited as Rosa obtusifolia.]
  • Vangjeli, J. (2017). Flora Albania Atlas 1: 1-933. Koeltz Botanical Books. [Cited as Rosa obtusifolia.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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