|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Ribes speciosum, Pursh (R. fuchsioides, Moc. & Sesse. Grossularia speciosa, Cov. & Brit.). Fig. 3408. Evergreen shrub, to 12 ft., with stout sts.; branches usually bristly; spines 3, stout, 1/2-3/4in. long: lvs. coriaceous, orbicular to obovate, rounded to broadly cuneate, 3—5-lobed or crenate-dentate, glabrous or sparingly glandular-hairy, lustrous above, 1/2-1 1/2 in. long: fls. 2-4, bright red, on slender pendulous peduncles, 4-merous; tube broadly campanulate; sepals upright, parallel, about 1/3in. long, about as long as the scarlet convolute petals; stamens 2-4 times as long as petals: fr. ovoid, glandular-bristly, red. Calif. B.R. 1557. B.M. 3530. Gn. 9, p. 586; 31, p. 333; 34, p. 230.G.C. III. 34:71. R.H. 1900:98; 1908, p. 29. J.H. III. 54:207.—One of the most showy gooseberries, but not hardy North.
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