Rosa spp.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Rose
Synonym: Not available
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Widely cultivated
Habitat: Grown as ornamental
Uses: Ornamental, perfume making, essential oil yielding
Key Characteristics: Shrubs climbing. Branchlets terete, usually glabrous; prickles paired below leaves, sometimes sparsely scattered. Leaves; stipules pectinate, mostly adnate to petiole, margin glandular-pubescent or not; shortly prickly; leaflets, obovate, oblong, or ovate, abaxially pubescent, adaxially glabrous, margin simply serrate. Flowers numerous in corymb. Sepals 5, deciduous, lanceolate. Petals 5, semi-double or double, white, pinkish, or pink (in some cultivated plants), fragrant, obovate.