African Plant Database


Potentilla reptans L.
Family : ROSACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 499 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Potentilla
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Potentilla abyssinica A. Rich. (1848)
=Potentilla reptans f. b Lehm.
=Potentilla reptans var. lanata Lange (1866)
=Potentilla reptans var. mollis Borbás (1879)
=Potentilla reptans var. argentea Batt. (1889)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with stout rhizome; leaf rosette persistent, giving rise to procumbent stems to 1m long, rooting at nodes and producing leaves and flowers.
Ecology : Moist grassy places along streambanks and in forest remnants; 2000-2500 m alt.
  N Africa; Macaronesia; Europe (except extreme N); from Asia Minor and the Orient to E Asia; introduced into N America, Chile, S Australia and New Zealand.

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see under Germplasm Resources Information Network
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 83901
 
Record n°83901 modified 2009-05-06
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