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A genus of perennial, stoloniferous herbs belonging to the order Rosales. Various species are cultivated for their delicious fruits. Frageria vesca, the wood strawberry, is diploid, while F. ananassa, the garden strawberry, and F. chiloensis, the Chilean strawberry, are both octoploids. The haploid chromosome number is 7, and the haploid genome is 164 Mbp of DNA. See modular organism, runner.

Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

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