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'Rosa omeiensis f. pteracantha Rehder & E.H.Wilson' rose Reviews & Comments
Discussion id : 136-188
most recent 17 JAN 23 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 17 JAN 23
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Discussion id : 65-502
most recent 1 JUL 12 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 1 JUL 12 by SteffenAlbrecht
The German name is "Stacheldrahtrose" (literally, barbed wire rose). Very descriptive. Maybe it could be added to the description?
Reply #1 of 1 posted 1 JUL 12 by Kim Rupert
Done, thank you! The name is quite appropriate!
Discussion id : 65-056
most recent 14 JUN 12 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 14 JUN 12 by Tammy-EastTN-6a
Rouge Valley lists a synonym for this rose as "Dragon Wings"
Discussion id : 333
most recent 25 FEB 04 HIDE POSTS
Initial post 25 FEB 04 by Anonymous-797
what are the other taxonomic names for seicea pteracantha? how does it reproduce? what is it's root type? is vascular or nonvascular? is it a monocot or a dicot?
Reply #1 of 1 posted 25 FEB 04 by Unregistered Guest
"Pteracantha" is a varietal (or subspecies?) name meaning "Wingthorn." The binomial is Rosa sericea. So this is a wild or near-wild rose of an unusual species. Like all roses, it's a dicot; like all dicots, it's a vascular plant and a covered-seed-bearing plant (angiosperm.) In particular, like most roses, it sets fruit called hips, but can also propagate vegetatively. I'm assuming it does the latter pretty well,
because it's described as bearing "few" hips.

The neato thing about this rose, aside from the ornamental value of the flaring red translucent thorns, is that it's the only rose species whose flowers have four petals rather than five. Since five-petalled flowers are characteristic not only of the rose genus but the rose family (and order? Anyway, plums and apples and strawberries and potentilla) the flowers of this species make some people think of dogwood trees (for which four-petalled bract clusters are characteristic).
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