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Rosaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Rose Family.

Key to Rosaceae

A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.

Subfamily Rosoideae
Tribe Ulmarieae: Filipendula
Tribe Roseae: Rosa
Tribe Rubeae: Dalibarda, Rubacer, Rubus
Tribe Sanguisorbeae: Agrimonia, Poterium, Poteridium, Sanguisorba
Tribe Potentilleae: Argentina, Potentilla, Aphanes, Dasiphora, Drymocallis, Fragaria, Sibbaldiopsis
Tribe Coluriae: Geum, Waldsteinia
Subfamily Amygdaloideae
Tribe Amygdaleae: Prunus
Tribe Neillieae: Neillia, Physocarpus
Tribe Sorbarieae: Sorbaria
Tribe Spiraeeae: Aruncus, Spiraea
Tribe Exochordeae: Exochorda
Tribe Kerrieae: Kerria, Neviusia, Rhodotypos
Tribe Gilleniae: Gillenia
Tribe Maleae: Amelanchier, Crataegus, Pyracantha, Sorbus, Pyrus, Rhaphiolepis, Eriobotrya, Pseudocydonia, Chaenomeles, Photinia, Pourthiaea, Aronia, Cydonia, Malus

Other Comments: {add to KEY C under 1a/1b (dependent upon ovary position!): Chaenomeles, Cydonia, Eriobotrya, Photinia, Pourthiaea, Pyracantha, Rhaphiolepis}

Ref: Chen et al. (2020); Eriksson et al. (2003); Ertter (2007); Kalkman In Kubitzki et al. (2004); Phipps (2014a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2014); Potter et al. (2007). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Rubus | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Patrick Hacker, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Patrick Hacker | Rosa source | Original Image ⭷ Warning: was NOT research grade.
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Amelanchier | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Rubus | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda, Big Thompson River Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado 1 by Alan Cressler | Dasiphora floribunda source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Spiraea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos | Rosa source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: neviusia alabamensis, pigeon mountain, crockford-pigeon mountain wildlife management area, walker county, georgia 2 by Alan Cressler | Neviusia source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda, Big Thompson River Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado 2 by Alan Cressler | Dasiphora floribunda source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Crataegus | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Prunus | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Potentilla | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson | Agrimonia source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Agrimonia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Sibbaldiopsis | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Potentilla | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Pyracantha | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Spiraea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Paul Marcum | Geum source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Agrimonia | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Potentilla | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Prunus | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Will Stuart | Aruncus | Original Image ⭷

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