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Rosa roxburghii

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Natural Science Specimen

  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
    Rosa roxburghii Tratt.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, North Island, Western Northland Ecological Region, Hokianga Ecological District, Oue
  • Field Collection Date
    12 Nov 1992
  • Field Collection Notes
    In paddock near roadside. Formerly more widespread
    but a specific eradication campaign has reduced
    extent to a single bush. Bark papery at base of
    shrub. Flowers pink, fading to white at base.
    Perfumed faintly with a sickly fragrance. A low
    bushy plant suckering freely. Associated with
    ›4Pennisetum clandestinum, Rosa chinensis›5
    (refer AK 211039). Greywacke argillite parent
    material, slope, clay, dry, waste, pasture.
    Specimen over two sheets (AK 211040 and AK 212756).
    Duplicate in: CHR
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -35.45, 173.5
    173.5, 173.5

  • Last Update
    21 Nov 2016
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