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Rosa sericea Lindley
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Xizang (Tibet): Luolong (Lhorong) Xian. Between the cities of Luolong (Lhorong) and Bianba (Banbar) on highway 303. Dry hillsides and base of cliffs; xeric spinescent shrub community, including Rosa, Ribes, Rhamnus, Caragana, with shrubby Artemisia, Elsholtzia fruticosa and Ceratostigma. 30°50'14"N, 95°41'4"E; 3415 m.
In dry, gravelly soil at base of slope near stream. Shrub ca. 2.5 m tall; fruit immature, green, turning red.
David E. Boufford, Bruce Bartholomew, Deren A. Eaton, Xin-Hui LI, Richard H. Ree, Bo XU, Ji-Pei YUE, Jian-Wen ZHANG & Xin-Xin ZHU
40821 20 July 2009
 
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