|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes fasciculatum, Sieb. & Zucc. (R.japonicum, Carr., not Maxim. R. alpinum japonicum, Nichols.). Shrub, to 4 ft., with upright or ascending branches: lvs. sub- chartaceous, truncate to cordate, 3-5-lobed, with obtusish lobes, glabrous or slightly pubescent, to 5 in. across: fls. dioecious, small, greenish; male fls. in 4-9-fld. clusters, pistillate fls. 2—4; calyx-tube cup-shaped; anthers subsessile: fr. subglobose, scarlet, glabrous, 1/2in. across, insipid. April, May; fr. in Sept., Oct. Japan. Var. chinense, Maxim. (R. Billiardii, Carr.). Lvs. larger, persisting until the beginning of the winter, lobes more acutish, pubescent beneath like the petioles and young branchlets. N.China. S.T.S. 1:38. M.D.G. 1899:571.—Handsome shrub chiefly valued for its late persisting foliage and the bright scarlet berries remaining on the branches during the whole winter.
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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