Genus: Horkelia Cham. & Schltdl.

Possible synonym of: Potentilla L.

Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Potentilleae
Subtribe: Potentillinae
Genus number: 5791
Last updated: 28-Jan-2010
Accession Count: 13 (13 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. 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: nested within Potentilla in this analysis
  2. Eriksson, T. et al. 2003. The phylogeny of Rosoideae (Rosaceae) based on sequences of the internal transcribed spacers (ITS) of nuclear ribosomal DNA and the trnL/F region of chloroplast DNA. Int. J. Pl. Sci. 164:197-211. Note: nested within Potentilla according to molecular evidence
  3. Kalkman, C. 2004. Rosaceae. The families and genera of vascular plants. 6:366. Note: = Potentilla L.
  4. 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: tentatively suggest that these species [of Horkelia] should be classified in Potentilla

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 19 August 2019.