Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Duchesne, Hist. Nat. Frais. 165-166 165 1766. (Syn: Fragaria vesca var. chiloensis L.); 
 


Fragaria chiloensis, the beach strawberry, Chilean strawberry, or coastal strawberry, is one of two species of strawberry that were hybridized to create the modern garden strawberry (F. × ananassa). It is noted for its large berries.  

Its natural range is the Pacific Ocean coasts of North and South America, and also Hawaiʻi. Migratory birds are thought to have dispersed F. chiloensis from the Pacific coast of North America to the mountains of Hawaiʻi, Chile, and Argentina.[1]  
It is an evergreen plant growing to 15–30 centimetres (5.9–12 in) tall, with glossy green trifoliate leaves, each leaflet around 5 centimetres (2.0 in) long. The flowers are white, produced in spring and early summer. The fruit is edible, red on the surface, white inside.
Its fruit is still sold as a local delicacy in some South American produce markets.
(From Wikipedia on 9.6.13)

 
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Requesting to please ID this plant with white flowers captured in San Francisco USA in April 2013.


A Fragaria species.


Fragaria chiloensis, a plant of coastal America and Hawaii


I find two plants here as below in the Plant List :
Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Duchesne Accepted M TRO
Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Mill. Synonym M TRO
While GRIn has mention of Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Mill. only.
Which should be the correct name for the posted species ?


(L.) Duchesne, 1766 is correct

(L.) Mill is of later date, 1768


 

 
  
 

References:

The Plant List  GRIN (Fragaria chiloensis (L.) Mill.)  Wikipedia  PFAF

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