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  1. Family: Rosaceae Juss.
    1. Agrimonia L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Europe, Africa, Southern America, Northern America and Asia-Temperate..


    Rosaceae, E. J. Mendes. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Tall herbs with imparipinnate, alternate leaves; leaflets dentate; stipules adnate to the base of the petiole.
    Flowers usually in terminal, spicate racemes; pedicels bracteate at the base, 2-bracteolate in the middle; calyx persistent, tube turbinate with oo hooked spinules or 5 teeth below the calyx-lobes; calyx-lobes 5, triangular, connivent in fruit; petals 5, yellow, circular to oblong, larger than the calyx-lobes, deciduous; disk annular, glandular, lining the mouth of the calyx-tube; stamens 5–20, uniseriate, inserted on the disk; carpels 2, styles filiform, exserted, with the stigma dilated.
    Achenes (1)2, included in the hardened calyx-tube which is beset near the apex with a crown of hooked prickles.



    Doubtfully present in:


    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Louisiana, Madeira, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe

    Extinct in:


    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, New South Wales

    Accepted Species


    Other Data

    Agrimonia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Rico, L. [2023], Mexico Eupatorium K000266005


    First published in Sp. Pl.: 448 (1753)


    Flora Zambesiaca

    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 206 (1754).
    • Sp. Pl. 1: 446 (1753)


    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca

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