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Rosa majalis (Cinnamon Rose)

Synonyms: Rosa ballonianum; Rosa cinnamomea var. petropolitana; Rosa collincola; Rosa fischeri; Rosa foecundissima; Rosa fraxinifolia; Rosa majalis var. petropolitana; Rosa microphylla; Rosa pavlovii

Wikipedia Abstract

Rosa majalis J. Herrm. (syn. R. cinnamomea sensu L. 1759, non 1753; R. cinnamomea auct. non L.; cinnamon rose; double cinnamon rose) is a species of deciduous shrubs in the genus Rosa, native to forests of Europe and Siberia. It grows to 2 m. and yields edible hip fruits rich in vitamin C, which are used in medicine and to produce rose hip syrup.
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Height [1]  8.9 feet (2.7 m)
Light Preference [3]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [3]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [3]  Mostly Infertile
Soil Moisture [3]  Moist
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [1]  There is a layer of hairs around the seeds just beneath the flesh of the fruit. These hairs can cause irritation to the mouth and digestive tract if ingested.
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Insects, Lepidoptera, Bats
Structure [1]  Shrub
Usage [1]  An orange dye is obtained from the fruit;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Basegi Zapovednik Ia 93739 Perm, Russia
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Katunsky Biosphere Reserve 393162 Altai, Russia
Khopersky Zapovednik Ia 47103 Russia  
Kyffhäuser - Badraer Schweiz - Solwiesen 8357 Germany  
Laplandskiy Biosphere Reserve 757114 Russia  
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Tsentral'no-Lesnoy Biosphere Reserve Ia 62630 Russia  
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 2521510 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  


Agrochola helvola (Flounced Chestnut)[4]
Anticlea derivata (Streamer)[4]
Dasineura rosae <Unverified Name>[5]
Dasineura rosarum[5]
Diplolepis mayri <Unverified Name>[5]
Diplolepis rosae (mossyrose gall wasp)[5]


Bassegi Zapovednik;



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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3Ellenberg, H., Weber, H.E., Dull, R., Wirth, V., Werner, W., Paulissen, D. (1991) Zeigerwerte von Pflanzen in Mitteleuropa. Scripta Geobotanica 18, 1–248
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
5Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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