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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordoo: Rosales

Familia: Rosaceae
Subfamilia: Rosoideae
Tribus: Potentilleae
Subtribus: Fragariinae
Genus: Comarum
Species: C. palustre – C. salesovianum
Name

Comarum L. (1753)

Type species: C. palustre L.

Notes

The genus was formerly often included in Potentilla (Mabberley 2002), but is genetically distinct (Eriksson et al. 2003). Often found as monotypic with Farinopsis segregated (Govaerts et al. 2020)
Synonyms

Homotypic
Potentilla sect. Comarum (L.) Tausch, Hort. Canal., sine pag., (1823).
Potentilla subg. Comarum (L.) Jeps., Man. Fl. Pl. Calif. (Jepson) 483 (1925).
Heterotypic
Pancovia Heist. ex Fabr., Enum. 64 (1759), nom. rej.
Farinopsis Chrtek & Soják, Čas. Nár. Muz. Praze, Rada Přír. 153(1): 10. (1984)

References

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 502. Reference page.
Eriksson, T., Hibbs, M. S., Yoder, A. D., Delwiche, C. F., & Donoghue, M. J. (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. Plant Sci. 164 (2): 197–211 pdf.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Comarum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 25. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2020. Comarum. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2020. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 May 25. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Comarum. Published online. Accessed: May 25 2020.
Mabberley, D. J. (2002). Potentilla and Fragaria (Rosaceae) reunited. Telopea 9: 793–801.

Vernacular names
čeština: Mochna
dansk: Kragefod-slægten
Deutsch: Blutauge
English: Marsh Cinquefoil
suomi: Kurjenjalat
日本語: クロバナロウゲ属
қазақша: Мажыра
norsk nynorsk: Myrhattslekta
norsk: Myrhattslekta
русский: Сабельник
slovenčina: Nátržnica
svenska: Kråkklövrar
中文: 沼委陵菜属

Comarum is a genus of plants formerly included with the genus Potentilla ("typical cinquefoils"). It contains one or two species:[1][2]

Comarum palustre – marsh cinquefoil, swamp cinquefoil[3]
Comarum salesowianum (sometimes included in C. palustre[verification needed])

See also

Fragaria × Comarum hybrids

Footnotes

Torsten Eriksson; Malin S. Hibbs; Anne D. Yoder; Charles F. Delwiche; Michael J. Donoghue (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" (PDF). International Journal of Plant Sciences. 164 (2): 197–211. doi:10.1086/346163. S2CID 22378156.
"Comarum". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. August 4, 2008. Archived from the original on January 14, 2009. Retrieved January 27, 2009.
"Comarum palustre, Marsh Cinquefoil: identification, distribution, habitat". www.first-nature.com. Retrieved 2017-11-24.

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