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Classification of Roses

Rose garden:

Different colors of roses in the garden.

Classification of roses:Classification of Roses

  • Domain: Eukaryota
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Subfamily: Rosoideae

Objectives

Roses are best known as ornamental plants grown for their flowers in the garden and sometimes indoors.

  • They have been also used for commercial perfumery and commercial cut flower crops
  • Some are used as landscape plants, for hedging and for other utilitarian purposes such as game cover and slope stabilization. They also have minor medicinal uses.
  • Rose petals or flower buds are sometimes used to flavor ordinary tea, or combined with other herbs to make herbal teas.
  • Rose perfumes are made from rose oil (also called attar of roses), which is a mixture of volatile essential oils obtained by steam distilling the crushed petals of roses. An associated product is rose water which is used for cooking, cosmetics, medicine and religious practices.
  • Many roses have been used in herbal and folk medicines.
  • Roses are a favored subject in art and appear in portraits, illustrations, on stamps, as ornaments or as architectural elements.
  • Rose flowers are used as food, also usually as flavoring or to add their scent to food.

Classification of Roses

Classification of Roses

Classification of Roses

Classification of Roses

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