Fragaria nilgerrensis

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Fragaria nilgerrensis
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Fragaria
F. nilgerrensis
Binomial name
Fragaria nilgerrensis
Schlecht. ex J.Gay

Fragaria nilgerrensis is a species of wild strawberry native to southern and southeast Asia. Its fruit are white to light pink, with poor flavour, and the fruit is of no commercial value.[1][2] It is similar in appearance to F. moupinensis.[1]

All strawberries have a base haploid count of 7 chromosomes. Fragaria nilgerrensis is diploid, having 2 pairs of these chromosomes for a total of 14 chromosomes.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c G.M. Darrow, The Strawberry: History, Breeding and Physiology. page 113
  2. ^ a b "Fragaria nilgerrensis". Germplasm Resources Information Network. Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2 January 2018.

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