I. E. Cock a,b,*
aBiomolecular and Physical Sciences, Nathan Campus, Griffi th University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia.
bEnvironmental Futures Centre, Nathan Campus, Griffi th University, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia.
Type:Medicinal Plant Images
The genus Rubus comprises around 700 species, naturally occurring in temperate climates. [ 1 , 2 ] Some of them are cultivated in numerous varieties as industrial plants for the quality of nutritious and tasty fruits. Rubus caesius is a well-known shrub belonging to Rosaceae family. It is also commonly known as dewberry, blackberry or bramble. It is native member of fl ora extending from Europe to Siberia, but it can be successfully found in the northcentral United States. There is a possibility that the plant occurs in other places due to the fact that it is coldresistant and can stabilize erosion-susceptible places. [ 3 ] R. caesius is often found in the forest as one of compounds creating undergrowth, as well as in the thickets, on the wastelands or the roadsides. It has been widely cultivated in gardens. Generally, it is wild growing plant requiring an alkaline soils, rich in nitrogen. Read more…