Folia Geobotanica

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 421–434 | Cite as

Rubus ambrosius (Rubus subsect.Rubus, Rosaceae), a new bramble species from the eastern part of Central Europe

  • Bohumil Trávníček
  • Krzysztof Oklejewicz
  • Jerzy Zieliński


Rubus ambrosius Trávníček etOklejewicz, a widely distributed species from the eastern part of Central Europe (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland), is described.R. ambrosius differs from similar speciesR. sulcatus Vest by more deeply furrowed stems, longer prickles on first-year tems, longer petioles, more prickly petioles, densely hairy leaves beneath and by blunter leaf margin serration with incisions only (2-)1.5–2.5 mm deep. The newly described species is illustrated both by photographs (including the holotype) and a line drawing. A list of localities and a distribution map are presented.


Apomictic species Czech Republic Distribution Poland Rubus subg.Rubus Slovakia Taxonomy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bohumil Trávníček
    • 1
  • Krzysztof Oklejewicz
    • 2
  • Jerzy Zieliński
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BotanyPalacký University Olomouc, Faculty of ScienceOlomoucCzech Republic
  2. 2.Biotaxonomy DepartmentUniversity of RzeszówRzeszówPoland
  3. 3.Institute of DendrologyPolish Academy of ScienceKórnikPoland

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