Rosaceae Week: Rubus niveus from Kashmir

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Gurcharan Singh

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Oct 9, 2011, 2:41:41 AM10/9/11
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Rubus niveus Thunb., ; Diss. Rubo. 7 & 9, f. 3 (1813).
syn: Rubus lasiocarpus Sm.; Rubus lasiocarpus var. pauciflorus (Wall.) Hook. f.; Rubus niveus var. pauciflorus (Wall. ex Lindl.) Focke

Common names: Hill raspberry, Mysore raspberry

Rambling shrub easily distinguished by its pinnate compound leaves; young shoots tomentose; prickles hooked; leaflets 5-7, elliptic-ovate, 3-6 cm long, corsely serrate, acute; flowers small rosy-purple, in paniculate clusters; fruit yellow when young, purple when ripe.

Common in Kashmir in forest openings, photographed from Dachhigam, Baramulla and Shankeracharya hill in Kashmir

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Dr. Gurcharan Singh
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SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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Balkar Singh

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Oct 9, 2011, 11:02:49 AM10/9/11
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Nice Sir 
Edible or not?
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Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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