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Rubus ulmifolius (elmleaf blackberry)

Synonyms: Rubus aetneus; Rubus albescens; Rubus amoenus; Rubus bellidiflorus; Rubus bujedanus; Rubus castellanus; Rubus cocullotinus; Rubus crispulus; Rubus cyrenaicae; Rubus debilis; Rubus discolor; Rubus fruticosus; Rubus fruticosus var. laciniatus; Rubus gerundensis; Rubus hispanicus; Rubus inermis; Rubus karstianus; Rubus legionensis; Rubus lejeunei; Rubus longipetiolatus; Rubus macrostemon; Rubus maroccensis; Rubus minutiflorus; Rubus mussolinii; Rubus oculus-junonis; Rubus pampaninii; Rubus panormitanus; Rubus praecox subsp. macrostemon; Rubus procerus; Rubus rusticanus; Rubus siculus; Rubus simusifolius; Rubus tridentinus; Rubus ulmifolius f. laciniatus; Rubus ulmifolius subsp. rusticanus; Rubus ulmifolius var. albidiflorus; Rubus ulmifolius var. contractifolius; Rubus ulmifolius var. cruentiflorus; Rubus ulmifolius var. inermis; Rubus ulmifolius var. neglectus; Rubus ulmifolius var. nutritus; Rubus ulmifolius var. rusticus; Rubus valentinus

Wikipedia Abstract

Rubus ulmifolius is a species of wild blackberry known by the English common name elmleaf blackberry or thornless blackberry and the Spanish common name zarzamora. It is native to Europe and North Africa, and has also become naturalized in parts of the United States (especially California), Australia, and southern South America.Rubus ulmifolius is a brambly shrub sometimes as much as 5 meters (almost 17 feet) tall, sometimes with spines but not always.
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Attributes

Height [1]  9.8 feet (3 m)
Width [1]  13.1 feet (4 m)
Dispersal Mode [3]  Endozoochory, Zoochory
Edible [1]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Leaf Type [1]  Deciduous
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [1]  Insects, Lepidoptera
Structure [1]  Shrub
Usage [1]  A purple to dull blue dye is obtained from the fruit; The root yields an orange dye when mixed with salt;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Lago Puelo National Park II 47607 Chubut, Argentina
Lanín National Park II 536819 Neuquen, Argentina
Nahuel Huapi National Park II 759703 Argentina  
Parco Del Somma-Vesuvio e Miglio D'Oro National Park II 33648 Italy
Reserva de la Biosfera de Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve V 1777 Spain  
SIERRA DE HORNACHUELOS 148342 Spain  
SIERRA PELADA Y RIVERA DEL ASERRADOR 30407 Spain  

Predators

Adetomeris erythrops[4]
Aulacaspis rosae (rosa scale)[5]
Contarinia rubicola[6]
Cyanistes caeruleus (Blue Tit)[7]
Dasineura plicatrix[6]
Dysgonia algira (Passenger)[6]
Ectoedemia erythrogenella[6]
Erithacus rubecula (European Robin)[8]
Ficedula hypoleuca (European Pied Flycatcher)[9]
Fringilla coelebs (Common Chaffinch)[7]
Gallotia galloti (Gallot's Lizard)[10]
Sylvia atricapilla (Eurasian Blackcap)[8]
Sylvia borin (Garden Warbler)[11]
Sylvia cantillans (Subalpine Warbler)[12]
Sylvia communis (Common Whitethroat)[12]
Sylvia melanocephala (Sardinian Warbler)[8]
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird)[8]
Vicugna pacos (alpaca)[13]

Providers

Pollinated by 
Apis mellifera (honey bee)[14]
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)[14]
Ceratina cucurbitina[14]
Dasypoda cingulata[14]
Eristalis tenax (drone fly)[14]
Laeosopis roboris (Spanish Purple Hairstreak)[14]
Lasioglossum prasinum[14]
Lasius niger (Black garden ant)[14]
Megachile maritima[14]
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)[14]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault

Distribution

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Citations

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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
3Paula S, Arianoutsou M, Kazanis D, Tavsanoglu Ç, Lloret F, Buhk C, Ojeda F, Luna B, Moreno JM, Rodrigo A, Espelta JM, Palacio S, Fernández-Santos B, Fernandes PM, and Pausas JG. 2009. Fire-related traits for plant species of the Mediterranean Basin. Ecology 90: 1420.
Paula S. & Pausas J.G. 2013. BROT: a plant trait database for Mediterranean Basin species. Version 2013.06.
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
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
7Recruitment of a Mast-Fruiting, Bird-Dispersed Tree: Bridging Frugivore Activity and Seedling Establishment, Carlos M. Herrera, Pedro Jordano, Luis López-Soria, Juan A. Amat, Ecological Monographs, 64(3), 1994, pp. 315-344
8A STUDY OF AVIAN FRUGIVORES, BIRD-DISPERSED PLANTS, AND THElR INTERACTION IN MEDITERRANEAN SCRUBLANDS, CARLOS M. HERRERA, Ecological Monographs, 54(1), 1984, pp. 1-23
9Frugivorous diet of autumn migrant Pied Flycatchers Ficedula hypoleuca: a review and new data, A. Hernández, Butll. GCA 16: 53-60, 1999
10Temporal and Spatial Variation in the Diet of the Endemic Lizard Gallotia galloti in an Insular Mediterranean Scrubland, Airam Rodríguez, Manuel Nogales, Beatriz Rumeu, and Beneharo Rodríguez, Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 213–222, 2008
11DIET, FRUIT CHOICE AND VARIATION IN BODY CONDITION OF FRUGIVOROUS WARBLERS IN MEDITERRANEAN SCRUBLAND, PEDRO JORDANO, Ardea 76 (1988): 193-209
12Frugivory, external morphology and digestive system in Mediterranean sylviid warblers Sylvia spp., Pedro Jordano, IBIS 129: 175-189 (1987)
13BOTANICAL COMPOSITION OF ALPACA (Lama pacos Linn.) DIET IN A CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN RANGE OF CHILE, G. Castellaro G., F. Squella N., F. León C., and A. Raggi S., CHILEAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH 68:136-145 (APRIL-JUNE 2008)
14Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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