Potentilla supina L.

  • Family : ROSACEAE
    (Rose Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : GULAB FAMILY (गुलाब फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : ROSACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Potentilla supina L.
  • Common name : Spreading Cinquefoil
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Meadows, wet places on mountain slopes, sandy river banks and field margins
  • Comments / notes : At 100-2000 m; widespread in N hemisphere and subtropical regions. Ripe fruit is eaten. The young leaves can used as vegetable.
  • Key identification features : Diffuse herb, branches spreading, clothed with white hairs; leaves 3-5 foliolate; pinnules serrate. Flowers in axillary, corymbose cymes; yellow. Achenes numerous
  • Flower, Fruit : October
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district, Yavatmal district, Nagpur district
  • Literature : M.R. Almeida (1998). Flora of Maharashtra vol.2; https://indiabiodiversity.org/species/show/230833
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Potentilla supina. Downloaded on 6 July 2020.


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