Definition of Bengal rose

1. Noun. Shrubby Chinese rose; ancestor of many cultivated garden roses.

Exact synonyms: China Rose, Rosa Chinensis
Generic synonyms: Rose, Rosebush

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bengal Rose

Benedictine order
Benedikt's syndrome
Benford's law
Bengal bean
Bengal fox
Bengal foxes
Bengal kino
Bengal light
Bengal lights
Bengal rose
Bengal tiger
Bengal tigers
Benghal bean
Benghazi Handicap
Benguela Current
Benin franc

Literary usage of Bengal rose

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"bengal rose. Low upright shrub with slender branches usually armed with scat- tered stout compressed more or less hooked prickles, sometimes almost unarmed: ..."

2. Manual of Roses: Comprising the Most Complete History of the Rose, Including by William Robert Prince (1846)
"THE CHINESE EVERBLOOMING, DAILY, OR bengal rose. Rosa indica. THIS species of Rose 4s said by botanists to be a native of China, whence it was introduced to ..."

3. The Microtomist's Vade-mecum: A Handbook of the Methods of Microscopic Anatomy by Arthur Bolles Lee (1893)
"bengal rose, or "Rose bengale," or "Bengal rosa," is an eosin dye. It is the bluest of the eosin dyes as yet known, approaching in hue to fuchsin, ..."

4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1839)
"... and adduces an instance of this in the bengal rose:— "What shrub," he says, "has been more handled and worked on by the hand of man, and, I may add, ..."

5. Parsons on the Rose: A Treatise on the Propagation, Culture, and History of by Samuel Bowne Parsons (1869)
"Its resemblance to the bengal rose was, however, so strong, that it was soon considered a variety of that species. Its characteristics are, however, ..."

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