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What is the scientific name for pink rose?

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Pink roses are divided between several species of the genus Rosa, or rose. This genus contains over one hundred species from around the world, many of which are pink in color. Moreover, many species may be found both with pink coloration and in other hues.

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Species in the Rosa family that have pink flowers include Caninae, Carolinae and Chinensus. Caninae roses range from pink to white and are found in Asia, Europe and North Africa. The Carolinae species also has white and pink roses, and originated in North America. Chinensus roses come in white, pink, yellow and red and are native to China and Burma.

Other species that contain pink roses are the Gallicanae of Asia and Europe, and the Synstylae species that are found throughout the world.

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