Rubus fruticosus


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Noun1.Rubus fruticosus - the true blackberry of Europe as well as any of numerous varieties having sweet edible black or dark purple berriesRubus fruticosus - the true blackberry of Europe as well as any of numerous varieties having sweet edible black or dark purple berries
blackberry - large sweet black or very dark purple edible aggregate fruit of any of various bushes of the genus Rubus
blackberry bush, blackberry - bramble with sweet edible black or dark purple berries that usually do not separate from the receptacle
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7) Rubus fruticosus has recently been reported to contain steroids, lipids, flavonoids, glycosides, terpene acids and tannins in various parts of the plant that show antioxidant, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-diabetic, anti-diarrheal and antiviral activities.
Classified as Rubus fruticosus, the blackberry family is complex, with many hybrids such as boysenberries and loganberries, and cultivars such as Apache Thornless.