'Rosa forrestiana Boulenger' rose References
Article (magazine) (2008) Page(s) 65.
R. forrestiana Schrenk Ploidy=2
Book (1 May 2003)
Shrubs small, 1–2 m tall. Branchlets terete... slender; prickles scattered or in pairs below leaves, yellowish, straight, stout. Leaves including petiole 2.2–6 cm; stipules broad, mo... margin glandular serrate, apex acuminate; rachis and petiole sparsely glandular-pubescent and shortly prickly; leaflets 5–7, rarely 9, suborbicular, ovate, or obovate, 6–18 × 4–15 mm, ... adaxially glabrous, base subrounded, margin doubly serrate, teeth often glandular apically, apex rounded-obtuse or truncate. Flowers solitary or to 5, in corymb, 2–3.5 cm in diam.; pedicel 1.5–2.5 cm, glandular-pubescent; bracts 1–3, at base or middle of pedicel, orbicular or ovate, glabrous, margin glandular serrate, apex apiculate. Hypanthium ovoid, glandular-pubescent. Sepals 5, ovate-lanceolate, abaxially glandular, adaxially puberulous, leaflike, margin entire, sometimes serrate, apex slightly elongate. Petals 5, deep red, broadly obovate, base broadly cuneate, apex emarginate. Styles free, slightly exserted, nearly equaling stamens, densely yellow-white villous. Hip red, ovoid, 9–13 mm in diam., with a short neck at apex, glabrous, with persistent, erect sepals. Fl. May, fr. Jul–Oct.
Scrub; 2400--3000 m. Sichuan, NW Yunnan.
Article (magazine) (2001) Page(s) 393.
R. forrestiana Bouleng. Ploidy 2x
Pollen fertility 77.5%
Selfed Fruit set 0%
Book (1993) Page(s) 74.
[Listed under "Wild Roses and Their Cultivars"] Description. A native of north-western Yunnan in China. Forrest 1918. Usually flowers late summer. Height: 7 ft. Some scent.
Book (1993) Page(s) 74. Includes photo(s).
Book (1988) Page(s) 150.
location 150/4, R. forrestiana Bouleng., CINNAMOMEAE, southwest China, 1918, deep pink, single, fragrant, small, cluster-flowered, floriferous, bushy, upright, branched, 1-3 m, many prickles, medium green matte small foliage, 5-9 leaflets, orange-red medium size matte-glossy bottle-shaped fruit, upright persistent sepals, ripe early, moderate amount of hips