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Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi

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Boulay's Bramble Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi dylan South Gloucester 11 Jun 2024, 3:25 p.m. 9 Jun 2024, 2:06 p.m.
Boulay's Bramble Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi dylan South Gloucester 11 Jun 2024, 3:25 p.m. 9 Jun 2024, 2:06 p.m.
Boulay's Bramble Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi dylan South Gloucester 11 Jun 2024, 3:25 p.m. 9 Jun 2024, 2:07 p.m.
Boulay's Bramble Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi dylan South Gloucester 11 Jun 2024, 3:25 p.m. 9 Jun 2024, 2:09 p.m.
Boulay's Bramble Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi dylan South Gloucester 11 Jun 2024, 3:25 p.m. 9 Jun 2024, 2:09 p.m.
Boulay's Bramble Boulay's Bramble - Rubus boulayi dylan South Gloucester 11 Jun 2024, 3:25 p.m. 9 Jun 2024, 2:11 p.m.

Species Description

Nickname Rubus 'Bradley Stoke' for now. p. 31 - Ser. ii. Calvescentes or Ser. iii. Piletosi Subser. Macrophylli.

Apparently now called Rubus postumus.

Looks quite like R. castrensis according to this iNaturalistUK.

Rubi of Great Britain and Ireland:

Robust, slightly glandular. Stem very obtuse-angled, striate, glabrescent, with some pricklets becoming brownish and dull purple; prickles numerous, strong-based, subulate, scattered round the stem; leaflets 5, entire-based, glabrous above, pubescent to greyish felted beneath, serrulate or serrate-dentate, terminal leaflet elliptic-obovate, cuspidate. Panicle long, leafy, narrow, interrupted below, branches short, deeply divided, semi-erect; all leaflets obovate-subcuneate, finely serrate-dentate, prickles numerous. Flowers white or tinged pink. Calyx closely white felted and pubescent, slightly glandular. Carpels pilose. Receptacle pilose.

Useful Links:

Brambles of the British Isles

Kew (as R. postumus)

GBIF (as R. postumus)

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