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ROSACEAE (roses and fruit trees)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Acaena Mutis ex L. (pirri-pirri burs)
Acaena novae-zelandiae (Pirri-pirri-bur), eg: Acaena novae-zelandiae (Pirri-pirri-bur) - Flower head
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
Agrimonia L. (agrimonies)
Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony), eg: Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony) - Plant Agrimonia procera (Fragrant Agrimony), eg: Agrimonia procera (Fragrant Agrimony) - Fruit - top view
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Alchemilla L. (lady's-mantles)
Alchemilla alpina (Alpine Lady's-mantle), eg: Alchemilla alpina (Alpine Lady's-mantle) - Plant Alchemilla conjuncta (Silver Lady's-mantle), eg: Alchemilla conjuncta (Silver Lady's-mantle) - Plant - in situ Alchemilla filicaulis (Hairy Lady's-mantle), eg: Alchemilla filicaulis subsp. vestita (a lady's-mantle) - Plant - close-up Alchemilla glabra (Smooth Lady's-mantle), eg: Alchemilla glabra (Smooth Lady's-mantle) - Leaf Alchemilla mollis (Garden Lady's-mantle), eg: Alchemilla mollis (Garden Lady's-mantle) - Plant - in situ Alchemilla xanthochlora (Intermediate Lady's-mantle), eg: Alchemilla xanthochlora (Intermediate Lady's-mantle) - Foliage and flower buds
Genus 7 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Amelanchier Medik. (a genus of flowering plants)
Amelanchier lamarckii (Juneberry), eg: Amelanchier lamarckii (Juneberry) - Flowers
Genus 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
Aphanes L. (parsley pierts)
Aphanes arvensis (Parsley-piert), eg: Aphanes arvensis (Parsley-piert) - Plant Aphanes australis (Slender Parsley-piert), eg: Aphanes australis (Slender Parsley-piert) - Stipules (Aphanes arvensis agg.) (parsley pierts), eg: (Aphanes arvensis agg.) (parsley pierts) - Plant
Genus 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Aruncus dioicus (Walter) Fernald (Buck's-beard)
Plant with flowers
Cotoneaster Medik. (cotoneasters)
Cotoneaster horizontalis (Wall Cotoneaster), eg: Cotoneaster horizontalis (Wall Cotoneaster) - Sept - leaf spray - underside Cotoneaster integrifolius (Small-leaved Cotoneaster, Entire-leaved Cotoneaster), eg: Cotoneaster integrifolius (Small-leaved Cotoneaster, Entire-leaved Cotoneaster) - Flowers and foliage Cotoneaster rehderi (Bullate Cotoneaster), eg: Cotoneaster rehderi (Bullate Cotoneaster) - July - leaves - undersides Cotoneaster sternianus (Stern's Cotoneaster), eg: Cotoneaster sternianus (Stern's Cotoneaster) - September - leaf spray with berries
Genus 4 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Crataegus L. (hawthorns)
Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn), eg: Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn) - Flower buds and leaves - underside Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), eg: Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) - Flowers Crataegus monogyna x laevigata = C. x media (hybrid hawthorn), eg: Crataegus monogyna x laevigata = C. x media (hybrid hawthorn) - Leaves and flowers
Genus 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Dryas octopetala L. (Mountain Avens) Species   1 ident refs
Filipendula ulmaria (L.) Maxim. (Meadowsweet)
Filipendula vulgaris Moench (Dropwort)
Fragaria vesca L. (Wild Strawberry)
Species   1 ident refs
Geum rivale L. (Water Avens)
Species   1 ident refs
Geum rivale x urbanum = G. x intermedium Ehrh. (hybrid avens)
Flower - side view
Species hybrid   1 ident refs
Geum urbanum L. (Wood Avens, Herb Bennet)
Flower - side view
Species   1 ident refs
Kerria japonica (L.) DC. (Kerria) Species 1 subtaxon  
Kerria japonica flore pleno (Kerria (Double Flowered))
Flower cluster - top view
Potentilla L. (cinquefoils)
Potentilla anserina (Silverweed), eg: Potentilla anserina (Silverweed) - Flower Potentilla argentea (Hoary Cinquefoil), eg: Potentilla argentea (Hoary Cinquefoil) - Plant - in situ Potentilla erecta (Tormentil), eg: Potentilla erecta (Tormentil) - Plant Potentilla palustris (Marsh Cinquefoil), eg: Potentilla palustris (Marsh Cinquefoil) - Plant Potentilla recta (Sulphur Cinquefoil), eg: Potentilla recta (Sulphur Cinquefoil) - Plants Potentilla reptans (Creeping Cinquefoil), eg: Potentilla reptans (Creeping Cinquefoil) - Flowers, runners and leaves Potentilla sterilis (Barren Strawberry), eg: Potentilla sterilis (Barren Strawberry) - Leaf and flower Potentilla tabernaemontani (Spring Cinquefoil), eg: Potentilla tabernaemontani (Spring Cinquefoil) - Leaf rosettes
Genus 8 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Prunus L. (plums, cherries and laurels)
Prunus avium (Wild Cherry), eg: Prunus avium (Wild Cherry) - Flower Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum), eg: Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum) - Branch - in flower Prunus domestica (Wild Plum), eg: Prunus domestica subsp. insititia (Damson, Bullace) - Leaf spray - under surface Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry Laurel), eg: Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry Laurel) - Flower spikes Prunus padus (Bird Cherry), eg: Prunus padus (Bird Cherry) - Leaf - upper side Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn, Sloe), eg: Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn, Sloe) - Flowers - close-up
Genus 6 subtaxa  
Pyracantha coccinea M. Roem. (Firethorn)
Flower buds - side view
Pyrus communis s.l. (pear) Species aggregate 1 subtaxon  
Pyrus communis L. (Pear)
Flowers and foliage
Rosa L. (roses)
Rosa arvensis (Field Rose, Field-rose), eg: Rosa arvensis (Field Rose, Field-rose) - Flower - face view Rosa canina (Dog-rose), eg: Rosa canina group Pubescentes (a species group of flowering plants) - Leaf - in situ Rosa canina agg. (dog rose), eg: Rosa canina agg. (dog rose) - Hips - unripe Rosa ferruginea (Red-leaved Rose), eg: Rosa ferruginea (Red-leaved Rose) - Flower and young hips Rosa micrantha (Small-flowered Sweet-briar), eg: Rosa micrantha (Small-flowered Sweet-briar) - Flower - close-up Rosa mollis (Soft Downy-rose), eg: Rosa mollis (Soft Downy-rose) - Flowers on bush Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet-briar), eg: Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet-briar) - Inflorescence - flower and buds Rosa rugosa (Japanese Rose), eg: Rosa rugosa (Japanese Rose) - Foliage and flower Rosa sherardii (Sherard's Downy-rose), eg: Rosa sherardii (Sherard's Downy-rose) - Flower bud - side view Rosa spinosissima (Burnet Rose), eg: Rosa spinosissima (Burnet Rose) - Plant Rosa stylosa (Short-styled Field-rose), eg: Rosa stylosa (Short-styled Field-rose) - 11E27F_5 Rosa tomentosa (Harsh Downy-rose), eg: Rosa tomentosa (Harsh Downy-rose) - Sepals on hips
Genus 12 subtaxa 3 ident refs
Rubus L. (brambles)
Rubus caesius (Dewberry), eg: Rubus caesius (Dewberry) - Flower and leaves Rubus chamaemorus (Cloudberry), eg: Rubus chamaemorus (Cloudberry) - Fruiting plant - close-up Rubus fruticosus agg. (brambles, blackberries), eg: Rubus fruticosus agg. (brambles, blackberries) - Flowers and leaves Rubus phoenicolasius (Japanese Wineberry), eg: Rubus phoenicolasius (Japanese Wineberry) - Infructescences - close-up Rubus spectabilis (Salmonberry), eg: Rubus spectabilis (Salmonberry) - Plant - in situ
Genus 7 subtaxa 6 ident refs
Sanguisorba minor Scop. (Salad Burnet)
Sanguisorba minor subsp. minor (Salad Burnet), eg: Sanguisorba minor subsp. minor (Salad Burnet) - Plant Sanguisorba minor subsp. muricata (Fodder Burnet), eg: Sanguisorba minor subsp. muricata (Fodder Burnet) - Fruiting hypanthia
Species 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Sanguisorba officinalis L. (Great Burnet)
Flowers with Meadow-sweet
Sorbus L. (whitebeams)
Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan, Mountain Ash), eg: Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan, Mountain Ash) - Berries - on the tree Sorbus torminalis (Wild Service-tree), eg: Sorbus torminalis (Wild Service-tree) - Small leaf in autumn colours and fruits
Genus 5 subtaxa 5 ident refs
Spiraea L. (brideworts and steeple bushes, spiraea)
Spiraea salicifolia x douglasii = S. x pseudosalicifolia (confused bridewort), eg: Spiraea salicifolia x douglasii = S. x pseudosalicifolia (confused bridewort) - Flowering shoot
Genus 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 25 general literature references to ROSACEAE (roses and fruit trees)

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