Geranium fragile Andrews

Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium


This plant seldom grows more than a foot high, but during the months of July, August, and September, it is covered with blossoms, which are of a pale yellow, striped at the bottom with red, standing nearly upright. It is rather a tender plant... (Bot. Repos.)


Published in Bot. Repos. 1: 37 in 1798. It is a native of the Cape of Good Hope, and was introduced by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy in the year 1792.

Synonym of Pelargonium fragile Willd.

Accepted name Pelargonium trifidum Jacq.

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