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2. Duchesnea Sm. in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Botany. 10: 372. 1811. Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 2: 343-344. 1878, Rech, f, Fl. Iran. 77-78. 1969, Kom., Fl. USSR 10 (Engl. transl.): 51-52. 1971, R.R. Stewart, l. c. 351. 1972, L. Chaoluan, H. Ikeda & H. Ohba in Wu Zhengyi and P.H. Raven, Fl. China 9: 295-296. 2003, N.N. Tzvelev, Fl. Russia, the Europ. part and bordering reg. X B, Magnoliophyta, Magnoliopsida: 517. 2008.

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  • Potentilla sect. Duchesnea (Sm.) Dikshit & Panigrahi
  • Potentilla subgen. Duchesnea (Sm.) M. Shah & Wilcock

    Perennial herbs with long creeping stolons, rooting at nodes. Leaves ternate, petiole long, alternate on stolons. Stipules persistent at the base of petioles. Leaf blades dentate. Flowers unisexual, solitary, axillary. Petals 5, yellow, obovate, sepals 5, green, triangular, epicalyx 3-5 toothed, , alternating with sepals. Stamens and carpels numerous. Receptacle enlarging into multiple fruit, fleshy with achenes seated on it – drupetum.

    A genus of 2 species, distributed in Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, naturalized in Africa, Europe, and North America, represented in Pakistan by 1 species.

    Lower Taxon

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