Galapagos Species Checklist


Rubus megalococcus

Focke

Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Division Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida (= Dicotyledoneae)
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae
Genus Rubus

Rubus megalococcus  Focke

 

Name status: Accepted name; taxon occurs in Galapagos.

Description: This species is a shrub with pubescent stems, the leaflets usually in groups of three, and large, black fruits.

This species is a shrub with pubescent stems, the leaflets usually in groups of three, and large, black fruits. Its native range is the moor between 3000 to 3600 meters above sea level.

Last updated: 11 Jan 2013

Origin

  • In
    Introduced
  • Na
    Native

  • Ac
    Accidental
  • Cu
    Cultivated
  • Er
    Eradicated
  • Es
    Escaped

    Taxon introduced for agricultural or domestic use; naturalized in the wild.

  • Ic
    Intercepted
  • AcQ
    Questionable Accidental
  • NaQ
    Questionable Native

Distribution

region.name

Galapagos island groups: Santa Cruz.

Santa Cruz: established in the agricultural zone until its elimination in 2002; originally from South America (ranging from Colombia to Bolivia).


Please be aware that this distribution map is automatically generated from database records (CDF and external specimens, literature records, and observations) and may not accurately reflect the currently-known distribution for all species.

Literature

  • Foster, R.C. (1958) A catalogue of the ferns and flowering plants of Bolivia. Contr. Gray Herb. 184: 1–223.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., León-Yánez, S. (eds.) (1999) Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis, 1181 pp.
  • Luteyn, J.L. (1999) Páramos, a checklist of plant diversity, geographical distribution, and botanical literature. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 84: viii–xv, 1–278.
  • Romoleroux, K. (1996) Rosaceae. Flora del Ecuador 56: 1–151.
  • Tropicos.org. (2009) Database of Missouri Botanical Garden. Missouri Botanical Garden, http://www.tropicos.org.