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Rubus mortensenii is a species in the family Rosaceae and the genus Rubus.

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



Rubus mortensenii has sharply angular reddish turions with thorns from 2–4 mm long. The limb has regular rounded teeth. The final leaflet has a clearly distinct apex, long and thin, around 15 mm. Its upper face has between 5-100 hairs per cm². Its lower face meanwhile, is greyish-green to gray in color. The bright pink flowers are eight to ten millimeters long.

Distribution and habitatEdit

It is native to Sweden, Denmark and Germany.[1] The species is common, occurring on non-calcareous soil, in thickets, clearings and the edges of wood.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Rubus mortensenii E.H.L.Krause", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2019-04-12


Weber, H.E., 1995 - Rubus L. in G. Hegi : Illustrierte Flora von Mitteleuropa, IV/2A ed. 3.