Ribes uva-crispa 'Roaring Lion'

Berries green-striped, turning reddish purple. 'Captivator', 'Careless', 'Crown Bob', 'Leveller' and 'Yorkshire Champion' are also listed. R. cynosbati l., Dogberry (Dog Bramble, Prickle Gooseberry), from e usa is occasionally cultivated; it has arching branches, bell-shaped flowers with greenish sepals and petals and dark red edible fruit. R. menziesii Pursh, Canyon Gooseberry, from w usa has extremely bristly young shoots, bell-shaped purple flowers with petals rolled inwards, and bristly black fruit.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     [Saxifraganae]
order      Saxifragales
family       Grossulariaceae
genus        Ribes L.
species         Ribes uva-crispa L.