Rubus treutleri Hook.f., The flora of British India (Rosaceae) 331 1878. (syn: Rubus arcuatus Kuntze; Rubus moluccanus var. treutleri (Hook. fil.) Kuntze; Rubus rosulans Kuntze; Rubus tonglooensis Kuntze);
China (NW-Yunnan), Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, Sikkim, India, Myanmar [Burma] (Kachin), Chumbi as per Catalogue of Life;

Scrambling or climbing shrub with long slender shoots; branchlets with dense gland-tipped bristles and scattered slender prickles. Leaves suborbicular 6-14 x 6-14cm, 3-5-lobed, base cordate, lobes broadly acute, serrate, pubescent above, softly pilose beneath; petioles 3-6cm, densely covered with soft hairs, gland-tipped bristles and scattered short prickles; stipules 2cm, divided to base into 4-5 linear segments. Flowers 3-5 in short axillary racemes; bracts pectinate. Calyx lobes ovate, 12-15mm, 3-5-toothed at apex, tomentose and with gland-tipped bristles and prickles. Petals 10mm, pink. Fruit 1.5-2cm with many drupelets.

Fl. June-August
Cool broad-leaved and Hemlock forests
(Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)


MS Feb,2020/02 Rubus sp. (rugosus ?) for ID : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

Location Ailawng, Mizoram

Date : 16-06-2018
Habit : Straggling prickly shrub
Habitat : Wild

R. rugosus seemed to be correct

Yes, may be Rubus rugosus Smith as per comparative images at Rubus

May I request you to pl. post the keys from your book to further analyse this plant.


Attachments (2)

Pl. post high resolution image of this and other images.

It may turn out to be Rubus treutleri as per keys above and as per GBIF and specimens as below:


Attachments (1)- 6 mb.

Yes. Rubus treutleri


MS,Jan.,2021/21 Rubus sp. for id.
1 high resolution image.
Location : Ailawng

Date : 2–06-2018
Habit : Straggling shrub
Habitat : Wild

Rubus calycinoides Kuntze


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