Willd., Hort. Berol. 2:pl. 82 (1806).
Synonymy: Rubus fruticosus
Common name: Cut-leaved blackberry, cut-leaved bramble.
Stems glabrous or thinly pilose, eglandular, not tomentose, angular in section, strongly armed with hooked prickles; leaves 5-partite, upper surface more or less glabrous, lower surface thinly pilose and tomentose; leaflets deeply cut into broad mucronate teeth or into narrow-deltoid toothed lobes which sometimes reach the midrib.
Inflorescence a somewhat cylindrical weakly developed panicle; sepals to 15 mm, deeply laciniate, subfoliate at the apex, densely pilose and tomentose, armed with prickles; petals white or pink often somewhat irregular; filaments often pinkish below; carpels glabrous.
Image source: fig 244c in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Originally cultivated for ornament and now naturalised.
S.Aust.: SL. N.S.W.; Vic.; Tas. A native of Europe.
Flowering time: in summer, Nov. — Feb.
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