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Asia's Part in Rose History
(1950)  Page(s) 112.  
 
R. damascena, native about Damascus and in various portions of Syria. It is reported to have been introduced into Britain in 1524 by Linacre
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R. Ecae ('Mrs. Aitchison's Rose') found by that great plant hunter, Surgeon-Major J.E.T. Aitchison, on the high plains of Afghanistan... usually the first rose of spring to bloom
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R. longicuspis with long spines, red stems and creamy-white flowers, [is a] native of western Asia
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R. moyesii found by [E.H.] Wilson in 1903
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Page 111: R. multiflora [is] used as an understock
Page 114: (the Polyantha or Japanese Rose) forms a wide spreading bush with leaves consisting of from five to eleven leaflets and bears loose heads of white, honey-scented flowers... a parent of many of the polyantha and multiflora types
(1950)  Page(s) 113.  
 
Rosa omeiensis from that sacred eminence known as Mount Omei... is of interest for its four petals arranged in the form of a cross, for its red thorns and for its graceful foliage...
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Page 111: R. rugosa [is] used as an understock
Page 114: In 1796 R. rugosa, native of Japan, Korea and extreme northeastern Asia, was introduced into England by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy
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R. sericea from India [has] four-petalled, creamy-white flowers and large vicious thorns set closely along the stems
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R. soulieana a climber, abundant in the valleys of the highlands of Western China, is of worth for its foliage and deliciously fragrant white flowers
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R. watsoniana ... accredited to the Japanese area
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