From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
See also Horkeliella (false horkelias).
Horkelia clevelandii 2.jpg
Horkelia clevelandii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Genus: Horkelia
Cham. & Schlecht.

19 – See text.

Horkelia is a genus of plants in the rose family. It includes several species of plants known commonly as horkelias. These are flowering plants closely related to the cinquefoils (Potentilla) and sometimes considered part of the same genus. There are nineteen species found in western North America, especially California. Horkelia was named for German scientist Johann Horkel.


External links[edit]