Rosa oxyodon Boiss.

1498 (25). R. oxyodon Boiss., Fl. Or. II (1872) 674; R. haematodes Boiss., 1. c. (1872) 684; R. cinnamomea var. oxyodon (Boiss.) Regel, Acta Horti Petrop. V, 2 (1878) 326 — Остролистно назъбена шипка

Fam:   Rosaceae Juss.
Genus:   Rosa L.
Species: Rosa oxyodon Boiss.
English Name: x   x   x


ђ. Shrub. Stems 1 m tall with reddish and dark red bark. The spikes straight either slightly curved, sparsely spaced, often twigs without spikes. Leaves 3 - 10 cm long; Leaf stems bare, rarely with single glandular lobes, Stipule narrow or relatively wider, on the edge glandular groove. Leaflets 5 - 7, elliptical, very rare in another shape, with rounded or pointed tip, top bare, green, below pale green, bare or with a little hairs, mostly on the main streak, just serrated or vaguely glandular jagged. Flowers 1 - 3.5 cm in diameter, single or 2 - 5 in a group; Flower stems equal to the length of the fruit or longer than it, usually glandular. The sepals entire, with a long fold extension at the top, almost naked outside, on the inside with hairs, after flourishing remain upright, do not fall with the mature fruit. The heads formed by the cohesive stigmas, large, fibrous. Fruits closely ellipsoid, tipped in a nose, naked or less rarely with single glandular lobes, mature downward.

Business importance. Decorative plant for parks and gardens. Plums are a valuable product for food, industry and medicine, containing vitamin C on average 1388 mg% of raw mass.

From  „Флора на НР България”, том V, БАН, София, (1973)

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Rosa oxyodon Boiss. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Rosa (family Rosaceae).
The record derives from RJP (data supplied on 2011-10-18) which reports it as an accepted name (record 15822) with original publication details: Flora orientalis Flora orientalis; 1867 674 1872.


No synonyms are recorded for this name.

From “The Plant List” -

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Flowering Time: Blooms: V - VII.

References: „Флора на НР България”, том V, БАН, София, (1973), “The Plant List” -

Distribution in Bulgaria: Growing on rocky grounds to the upper border of the forests in the mountains. Middle Stara Planina (Kozia stena - Karlovo Balkan), between 1000 and 1600 m above sea level. (Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora) = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc.

Distribution: Europe (Balkan Peninsula), Southwest Asia.

Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by the Biodiversity Law. - Biological Diversity Act -

Medical plant: - it is not - Medicinal Plants Act -

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