Genus: Argentina Hill

Usually considered a synonym of: Potentilla L.

Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Potentilleae
Subtribe: Potentillinae
Genus number: 18270
Last updated: 28-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Bean, A. R. 2015. Notes on Potentilla (Rosaceae) and related genera in Australia. Muelleria 33:75-83. Note: accepts
  2. Dobeš, C. & J. Paule. 2010. A comprehensive chloroplast DNA-based phylogeny of the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae): implications for its geographic origin, phylogeography and generic circumscription. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 56:156-175. Note: accepts
  3. Eriksson, T. et al. 2015. Sibbaldia: a molecular phylogenetic study of a remarkably polyphyletic genus in Rosaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 301:171-184. Note: favor retention of the "Anserina Clade", which includes Argentina Hill, in Potentilla
  4. Soják, J. 2010. Argentina Hill, a genus distinct from Potentilla (Rosaceae). Thaiszia 20:91-97. Note: accepts
  5. Töpel, M. et al. 2011. Molecular data and ploidal levels indicate several putative allopolyploidization events in the genus Potentilla (Rosaceae). PLoS Curr. DOI: 10.1371/currents.RRN1237 Note: "unless support for a sister relationship to Fragariinae will increase with the addition of more data, it may be more reasonable to keep the species of the Anserina clade classified in Potentilla in order to minimize name changes"

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
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