Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii

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Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii Hemsl.

Rosaceae

Life form: climber

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: ovate

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: hip

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Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales

Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii is a climber.

Naming

Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii was already described and the name validly published by William Botting Hemsley. It was Tse Tsun Yu and Tsue Chih Ku, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1981.

Taxonomy

Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii is a variety in the genus Rosa which contains approximately 180 to 623 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The climbers reach heights of 1,5 to 6 metres.

Leaves

Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii is evergreen. The imparipinnate leaves are alternate. The ovate leaflets are serrate and petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii produces corymbs of white five-stellate flowers from May to July.

The climbers produce red hips in summer.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The climbers prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

The ornamental value of Rosa longicuspis var. sinowilsonii lies especially in its fragrance.

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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