Scientific name: Rosa spp.

Taxonomic Position According to Cronquist (1988)

Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa
Species R. spp.

Botanical Description

Habit: Perennial herb

Root: Tap root system

Stem: Woody, having pricle

Leaf: Compound, alternate

Flower: Complete, actinomorphic

Fruit: capsule






Economic Importance

  • Ornamental
  • Used for preparing cosmetics
  • Used for preparing food like jam, jelly etc.
  • Used for preparing drinks
  • Also used as medicinal virtue

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