Geum

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Rosales
Familia: Rosaceae
Subfamilia: Rosoideae
Tribus: Colurieae
Genus: Geum
Species: G. aleppicum - G. borisii - G. calthifolium - G. canadense - G. coccineum - G. geniculatum - G. macrophyllum - G. molle - G. peckii - G. pentapetalum - G. quellyon - G. radiatum - G. rivale - G. rossii - G. triflorum - G. urbanum - G. vernum

Name

Geum L.

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Geum (pronounced /ˈdʒiːəm/),[1] the Avens, is a genus of about 50 species of perennial herbaceous plants in the rose family Rosaceae, native to Europe, Asia, North and South America, Africa and New Zealand. They are closely related to Potentilla and Fragaria.

Geum species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Grizzled Skipper.

Species

* Geum aleppicum - Yellow Avens
* Geum bulgaricum
* Geum calthifolium
* Geum canadense - White Avens
* Geum chiloense
* Geum coccineum - Red Avens
* Geum elatum
* Geum heterocarpum
* Geum japonicum
* Geum laciniatum - Rough Avens
* Geum leiospermum
* Geum macrophyllum - Largeleaf Avens
* Geum molle
* Geum montanum - Alpine Avens
* Geum parviflorum
* Geum peckii - Mountain Avens
* Geum pentapetalum
* Geum pyrenaicum
* Geum reptans - Creeping Avens
* Geum rhodopeum
* Geum rivale - Water Avens
* Geum rossii - Alpine Avens
* Geum sikkimense
* Geum sylvaticum
* Geum triflorum - Purple Avens
* Geum turbinatum
* Geum uniflorum
* Geum urbanum - Wood Avens or Herb Bennet
* Geum virginianum - Virginia Avens

References

1. ^ Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607

External links

* Jepson Manual Treatment
* USDA Plants Profile: North American Species

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