Geranium incisum Andrews


Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 1: 67 in 1799. This pretty species of Geranium, from the Cape of Good Hope, is one of those having seven fertile tips; therefore a Pelargonium of Mons. L'Heritier. It is a low growing plant, seldom exceeding eight or nine inches in height, keeping very compact; but is subject to damp in the leaves, if kept moist in winter, though otherwise pretty hardy. Mr. C. Lodiges, of Hackney, first raised it from seeds which he received from Vienna, about the year 1793.

Synonym of Pelargonium incisum Willd.

Accepted name Pelargonium abrotanifolium (L.f.) Jacq.


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