Rubus crataegifolius

Rubus crataegifolius

name = "Rubus crataegifolius"

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regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Rosales
familia = Rosaceae
genus = "Rubus"
subgenus = "Idaeobatus"
species = ""'R. crataegifolius"
binomial = "Rubus crataegifolius"
binomial_authority = Bunge

"Rubus crataegifolius" (Korean Raspberry) is a species of raspberry which grows wild in northeastern China, Japan, Korea, and the Ussuri region of the Russian Far East.Flora of China: [ "Rubus crataegifolius"] ]

It is a shrub growing to 1-2 m (rarely 3 m) tall. The leaves are 5–12 cm long and 5–8 cm broad, palmately lobed with three or five lobes, and a serrated margin. The flowers are 1–1.5 cm diameter, with five white petals. The fruit is an aggregate fruit 1 cm diameter, made up of numerous drupelets. The species grows on forest margins and mountain slopes, in areas with moist and well-drained soil.

Its fruit is used for food and also for medicinal purposes, and the plant is sometimes cultivated; the cultivar 'Jingu Jengal' has been selected for its large fruit. [Plants for a Future : [ "Rubus crataegifolius"] ] The roots have been found to contain substances with anti-inflammatory effects in mice. [cite web|url=|title=Anti-inflammatory effects of alcoholic extract of roots of Rubus crataegifolius Bge. (PubMed abstract)|work=Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 1996 Nov;21(11):687-8]


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