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Rubus emeritus is a rare North American species of flowering plant in the rose family. It has been found only in the Province of New Brunswick in eastern Canada.[1][2]

Rubus emeritus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Rubus
Species:
R. emeritus
Binomial name
Rubus emeritus

The genetics of Rubus is extremely complex, so that it is difficult to decide on which groups should be recognized as species. There are many rare species with limited ranges such as this. Further study is suggested to clarify the taxonomy.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biota of North America Program 2014 state-level distribution map
  2. ^ Bailey, Liberty Hyde. 1941. Gentes Herbarum; Occasional Papers on the Kinds of Plants 5(2): 99–101, figure 37
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Rubus Linnaeus, 1754. Bramble