Rubus lineatus Reinw., Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind.: 1108 (1826) (syn: Rubus mollis Jungh. ex Miq.; Rubus trifoliatus Noronha);
Nepal to S. Central China and W. & S. Malesia: Assam, Borneo, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Tibet, Vietnam as per POWO;

Reinw. in Blume Bijd. 1108 ; eglandular, prickles 0 or few small scattered, leaflets 3 or 5 elliptic oblong or lanceolate ciliate-serrate caudate-acuminate, beneath with many straight nerves and dense silky silvery tomentum, calyx-lobes ovate acuminate silky. Miquel Fl. Ind. Bat. i. part i. 378. R. pulcherrimus, Hook. Ic. Pl. t. 729-730.—Rubus Sp., Clarke in Journ. Linn. Soc. xv. 141.

SIKKIM HIMALAYAS, alt. 6-9,000 ft.—DISTRIB. Java.

A strong suberect herb ; branches softly pubescent, young silky ; prickles when present straight. Leaflets 3 or 5, 4-5 by 1/2-2.1/2 in., subsessile, coriaceous, acuminate or cuneate at the base, often doubly-serrate, upper surface glabrous ribbed, under shining with 20-30 straight nerves on each side, one to every tooth ; petiole 1-2 in., pubescent ; stipules 3/4-1/2 in., membranous, ovate-oblong, obtuse, entire, glabrate. Flowers in axillary short heads and terminal elongate silvery panicles, 2/3-1 in. diam. ; bracts large, concave, orbicular, membranous. Petals obovate, shorter than the calyx, white. Drupes numerous, small, red, stone rugose.—Very variable in the size of the flowers and breadth of the leaflets.

(Attributions- IBIS Flora (FBI))

ID Request
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I would like to know the ID of this Rosaceae please..
Location – Khaunglanphu, Northern Myanmar

Altitude – 1480 m

It is a Rubus sp.

Rubus lineatus Reinw.



References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  Flora of China   Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora (FBI)  PFAF  Wikimedia Commons  Useful Tropical Plants  OSU  Asian Flora

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