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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Rosales (119)

        Family: Rosaceae (56)(family description)

          Genus: Potentilla (5)

            Epithet: montana Brot. (9)

Synonyms: Dynamidium montanum (Brot.) Timb.-Lagr., Fraga vaillantii Lapeyr., Fragaria vaillantii Noulet, Potentilla splendens Ramond ex DC., Potentilla vaillantii Lapeyr. ex Nestl.

montana => growing in the mountains

montanum => growing in the mountains

vaillantii => in honor of S├ębastien Vaillant (1669-1722), French botanist


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

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