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Taxon: Fragaria iinumae Makino

Genus: Fragaria
Family: Rosaceae subfamily: Rosoideae tribe: Potentilleae subtribe: Fragariinae
Nomen number: 254
Place of publication: Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 21:156. 1907
Name verified on: 17-Oct-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Corvallis (COR).
Accessions: 26 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • only available ) NPGS core subset accessions for the crop ‘STRAWBERRY’ ) or .
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

  • nogo-ichigo   (Source: F Japan ) – Japanese Rōmaji

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: probable progenitor of Virginia strawberry   (fide Acta Hort 842:75. 2009)

Distributional range:

    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Sakhalin [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu [n. & c.]


  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • Davis, T. M. et al. 2006. Assessment of SSR marker transfer from the cultivated strawberry to diploid strawberry species: functionality, linkage group assignment, and use in diversity analysis. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 131:506–512.
  • Folta, K. M. & T. M. Davis. 2006. Strawberry genes and genomics. Crit. Rev. Pl. Sci. 25:399–415. [this review cited Fragaria iinumae as one of the probable ancestor of octoploids in the genus, but also mentioned the "discrepant position suggested by ITS study" that is interpreted as a genome donor loss by concerted evolution].
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 2002. Potentilla and Fragaria (Rosaceae) reunited. Telopea 9:798. [= Potentilla iinumae (Makino) Mabb.].
  • Njuguna, W. et al. 2011. Genetic diversity of diploid Japanese strawberry species based on microsatellite markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. DOI: 10.1007/s10722–010–9652–7.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Potter, D. et al. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships among species of Fragaria (Rosaceae) inferred from non-coding nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences. Syst. Bot. 25:337–348.
  • Rousseau-Gueutin, M. et al. 2008. Comparative genetic mapping between octoploid and diploid Fragaria species reveals a high level of colinearity between their genomes and the essentially disomic behavior of the cultivated octoploid strawberry. Genetics 36:312.
  • Rousseau-Gueutin, M. et al. 2009. Tracking the evolutionary history of polyploidy in Fragaria L. (strawberry): New insights from phylogenetic analyses of low-copy nuclear genes. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 51:515–530.
  • Sargent, D. J. et al. 2004. Quantitative and qualitative differences in morphological traits revealed between diploid Fragaria species. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 94:787–796.
  • Scott, D. H. 1950. Cytological studies on polyploids derived from tetraploid Fragaria vesca and cultivated strawberries. Genetics 36:312.
  • Staudt, G. & K. Olbricht. 2008. Notes on Asiatic Fragaria species V: F. nipponica and F. iturupensis. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 127:317–341.
  • Staudt, G. 1989. The species of Fragaria, their taxonomy and geographical distribution. Acta Hort. 265:26.
  • Staudt, G. 2005. Notes on Asiatic Fragaria species: IV. Fragaria iinumae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 126:163–175.
  • Staudt, G. 2009. Strawberry biogeography, genetics and systematics. Acta Hort. 842:71–83.


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