Rosa nutkana subsp. melina

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Rosa nutkana subsp. melina Greene

Rosaceae

Life form: shrub
Usage: ornamental plant

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: lanceolate

Division: imparipinnate

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: hip

63D / e981ab 

Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: single
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Rosa nutkana subsp. melina is a shrub.

Naming

Rosa nutkana subsp. melina was already described and the name validly published by Edward Lee Greene. It was Walter Hepworth Lewis and Barbara Jean Ertter, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Rosa nutkana subsp. melina is a subspecies in the genus Rosa which contains approximately 180 to 623 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 50 to 90 centimetres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Rosa nutkana subsp. melina has imparipinnate leaves that are alternate. The lanceolate leaflets are petiolate.

Flowers and Fruits

Rosa nutkana subsp. melina produces corymbs of pink five-stellate flowers from June to August.

The shrubs produce hips.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

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

Uses

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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