Rosa canina (Common names)

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Names in common use


  • English: dog-rose, briar rose / rose hip, haw
  • German: Wildrose, Hundsrose / Hagebutte
  • Dutch: hondsroos / rozebottel, bottel
  • Swedish: stenros, törnros, hundros / nypon
  • Danish: hunde-rose / hyben
  • Norwegian: steinnype, klunger
  • Icelandic: hundarós


  • French: églantier, églantine / cynorrhodon, gratte-cul
  • Italian: rosa canina, rosa di macchia / cinorrodo, ballerino, cappone
  • Spanish: rosa canina, escaramujo, agavanzo / escaramujo, agavanzo
  • Catalan: roser silvestre / gavarró (plural gavarrons), gratacul
  • Portuguese: rosa brava, rosa de cão
  • Romanian: măceş / măceașă (plural măceșe)


  • Russian: шиповник собачий, шиповник - šipovnik sobačij, šipovnik
  • Polish: róża dzika
  • Czech: růže šípková / šípka
  • Slovak:
  • Bulgarian: шипка - šipka
  • Croatian: divlja ruža, pasja ruža / šipak, ščipak, šip
  • Serb: шипак, шипурак, дивља ружа, пасја ружа
  • Slovenian: navadni šípe
  • Macedonian: шипинка, шипка - šipinka, šipka


  • Latvian:
  • Lithuanian: paprastasis erškėtis
  • Albanian: trëndafili i egër
  • Greek: αγριοτριανταφυλλιά, αρκοτρανταφυλλιά - aghriotriandafilia, arkotrandafilia
  • Turkish: kuşburnu, yabani gül
  • Maltese:
  • Hungarian: vadrózsa / csipkebogyó
  • Finnish: koiranruusu
  • Estonian: koer-kibuvits

Sources and commentaries

The fruit may be collected from the wild, or cultivated, in which case Rosa rugosa and others are concerned.