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Sweet briar

Scientific Name
Rosa rubiginosa
Scientific Author
Linnaeus, C. von (1771)
Taxonomy
(Magnoliophyta: Magnoliopsida: Rosales: Rosaceae)
Reliability
High
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Clare McLellan Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
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Description

Seed Colour: Brown light, Orange

Seed Length: 2 - 4mm

Seed Sculpture: Roughened

Seed Shape: Rhomboid (Diamond shaped)

A typical rosehip contains numerous hard-shelled, single-seeded fruits (usually 15-50 per hip). The hips do not abscise on ripening. Source: See Web Links for KEW Royal Botanic Gardens
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Author
Clare McLellan
Created
31/07/2012 03:37 AEST
Last Updated
21/01/2013 12:16 AEST
Citation
Clare McLellan (2012) Sweet briar (Rosa rubiginosa) Updated on 1/21/2013 12:16:45 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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