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H Potentilla gracilis Douglas ex Hook. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Potentilla (family Rosaceae).

The record derives from RJP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 3786) with original publication details: Curtis's botanical magazine Curtis's botanical magazine; 1800 t.2984 1830.


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Potentilla gracilis var. gracilis Synonym L RJP
Potentilla gracilis subsp. gracilis Synonym L TRO
Potentilla longipedunculata Rydb. Synonym H RJP
Potentilla macropetala Rydb. Synonym H RJP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Potentilla gracilis var. brunnescens (Rydb.) C.L.Hitchc. Accepted L RJP 2
Potentilla gracilis var. fastigiata (Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray) S.Watson Accepted L RJP 19
Potentilla gracilis var. flabelliformis (Lehm.) Nutt. ex Torr. & A.Gray Accepted L RJP 1

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Earlier versions

This name record (from RJP) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Potentilla gracilis in version 1 of The Plant List.