3354.000 Fragaria L. - Strawberries

Description of the genus

Perennial stoloniferous herbs. Leaves trifoliolate, densely clustered from a basal rosette. Flowers pentamerous, protogynous. Petals and epicalyx present. Fruit consisting of many, small 1-seeded achenes covering the accrescent, juicy, succulent receptacle.

Worldwide: Cultivated temperate genus.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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vesca L.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fragaria
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fragaria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fragaria
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Fragaria
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iNaturalist: Fragaria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fragaria
JSTOR Plant Science: Fragaria
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fragaria
Plants of the World Online: Fragaria
Tropicos: Fragaria
Wikipedia: Fragaria

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Fragaria.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2151, retrieved 24 May 2024

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