Potentilla

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Contains 4 accepted taxa overall.

Family:ROSACEAE
Common Name:CINQUEFOIL
Genus Notes:Duchesnea is now considered a synonym of Potentilla, while several other segregate genera have been recognized (Töpel et al. 2011).
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ROSALES
FamilyROSACEAE
Genus Potentilla

Citation

Citation POTENTILLA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 495. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Potentilla reptans Linnaeus Lectotypified by Rydberg, in Britton, N. Amer. Fl. 22: 293. 1908.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Potentilla indica INDIAN STRAWBERRY
Potentilla recta SULPHUR CINQUEFOIL
Potentilla reptans CREEPING CINQUEFOIL
Potentilla simplex COMMON CINQUEFOIL

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Argentina Argentina Hill, Brit. Herbal 6. 1756. TYPE: Non designatus.
Bootia Bootia Bigelow, Fl. Boston., ed. 2. 206. 1824, non Adanson 1763, nec Necker 1768. TYPE: Bootia sylvestris Bigelow
Comarum Comarum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 502. 1753. TYPE: Comarum palustre Linnaeus
Dactylophyllum Dactylophyllum Spenner, Fl. Friburg 1084. 1829. TYPE: Non designatus.
Dasiphora Dasiphora Rafinesque, Autik. Bot. 167. 1840. TYPE: Dasiphora riparia Rafinesque, nom. illegit. (Potentilla fruticosa Linnaeus; Dasiphora fruticosa (Linnaeus) Rydberg) Lectotypified by Rydberg, Mem. Dept. Bot. Columbia Coll. 2: 188. 1898.
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