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'Gloria Mundi' rose References
Book  (Aug 2002)  Page(s) 44.  
Gloria Mundi
Rated 6.8
Book  (2001)  Page(s) 46.  
Gloria Mundi Polyantha, orange red, 1929. Rating: 6.8
Book  (Dec 1998)  Page(s) 274.  
Gloria Mundi Polyantha. de Ruiter (The Netherlands) 1929. Sport of 'Superb'... scarlet-red... It was an important color break, due to a chemical change whereby pelargonidin, common in pelargoniums, entered the kingdom of the rose, and even though 'Gloria Mundi' was not the rose destined to carry that innovation forward it became amazingly popular...
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 210.  
Gloria Mundi Polyantha, orange-scarlet, 1929, 'Superb' (Polyantha) sport; deRuiter. Description.
Book  (Feb 1993)  Page(s) 128.  
Gloria Mundi Polyantha. Description and cultivation... Large clusters of semi-double flowers are bright orange-red...
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 245.  
Gloria Mundi Polyantha. Sliedrecht/De Ruiter, 1929. Sport of 'Superb'. [Author cites information from different sources.]
Magazine  (1991)  Page(s) 644.  
in The Chemistry of Rose Pigments by C.H. Eugster and E. Märki-Fischer:
Anthocyanins in Roses. 8.2. Pelarginin in roses. Pelargonin (62; see Fig. 8) did not appear in roses in color-determining concentrations until 1929. In other garden plants, such as pelargoniums and geraniums, it had been known for years. However, analysis shows that pelargonin is hardly ever formed on its own, but is accompanied in almost all scarlet roses by cyanin (66). 'Gloria Mundi' is one of the very few roses that contains almost pure pelargonin (Fig. 8).
Article (magazine)  (1991)  Page(s) 644.  Includes photo(s).
'Gloria Mundi' is one of the very few roses that contains almost pure pelargonin
Book  (1988)  Page(s) 52.  
Gloria Mundi Polyantha... orange-scarlet
Article (magazine)  (1988)  Page(s) 26.  
[Colour description according to the CIELAB colour space (petal inside): L* = Lightness, a* = red-green axis, b* = yellow-blue axis]
'Gloria Mundi' (conspicious orange-scarlet), L* 45-49, a* 56-57, b* 43-46
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