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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 123. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 9/22/2017)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 7/9/2009)
Status: Introduced

 

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3. Aphanes L.

About 20 species, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa; introduced elsewhere.

The genus is sometimes treated as a subgenus of annual plants with reduced stamen number within the larger more cosmopolitan Alchemilla L. K. R. Robertson (1974) and some other authors have suggested that future studies may reveal that the number of species in Aphanes may be fewer than generally has been accepted, with most of the American and other taxa possibly representing mere variants of a couple of European species that have become disseminated widely during the last few centuries.

 
 
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