Potentilla sundaica (Bl.) Kuntze, Revisio generum plantarum; 1891 219 1891. (syn: Fragaria sundaica Bl.; Potentilla anemonifolia Lehm.; Potentilla anemonifolia f. suoensis Naruh.; Potentilla inclinata var. laxa Franch. & Sav.; Potentilla kleiniana Wight & Arn.; Potentilla kleiniana var. anemonefolia (Lehm.) Nakai; Potentilla kleiniana subsp. anemonifolia (Lehm.) Murata; Potentilla kleiniana var. robusta (Franch. & Sav.) Kitag.; Potentilla reptans var. trifoliolata A. Gray ex Miq.; Potentilla savatieri Cardot; Potentilla sundaica var. robusta (Franch. & Savatier) M. Kitagawa; Potentilla wallichiana Del.; Potentilla wallichiana var. anemonifolia (Lehm.) Nakai; Potentilla wallichiana var. minor Nakai; Potentilla wallichiana var. robusta (Franch. & Sav.) Wolf; Potentilla wallichiana f. robusta Franch. & Sav.; Potentilla wallichiana var. ternata Wolf);

Rosetted herb with spreading prostrate stems up to 45cm. Leaves palmately (3-)5-foliate; leaflets obovate 0.5-2.0 x 0.3-1.2cm, apex rounded, base cuneate, margins serrate, ± glabrous above, appressed pubescent beneath; petioles up to 7cm; stipules lanceolate 1-1.5cm. Flowers 2-5 in small terminal cymes. Calyx lobes 3-4mm. Petals obovate 3-5 x 2mm, yellow. Achenes ellipsoid 1mm, glabrous.
Fl. March-July
Roadsides and margins of cultivation
Attributions- A.C.J Grierson & D.G Long. Flora of Bhutan. Published by RBGE. 1987 (from Bhutan Biodiversity Portal)



Potentilla sp. for ID ABAUG2016/64 : 5 posts by 2 authors. 4 images.
Found this growing near a rainwater drain on my walk today. I almost missed it thinking it to be the Duchesnea but thankfully noticed the leaves arranged in fives. I think this is a Potentilla species (P. sundaica?). Please advise
Above Mcleodganj, HP
25 August 2016

We could consider P. kleiniana too. Please advise.

I think seem to match with images at


Potentilla sundaica (Blume) Kuntze: 8 very high res. images.
Location:Central Nepal,  Kathmandu
Date: 04 June 2021
Elevation: 1400m.
Habit : Wild on pot!
Potentilla kleiniana Wight & Arn. (syn.)

Everything matched with ID … Have not experience with this sp. that’s why thinking only,


SK 3812 22 July 2023: 5 high res. images.

Location: Mid Hill way , Baglung, Nepal 
Date: 31 May 2023
Elevation: 2800 m.
Habit : Wild
Potentilla …???

Pl. check

I guess you are right

Which of the two?

Potentilla sundaica (Blume) Kuntze !





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