Geraniam praemorsum Andrews


Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Description: 

Geranium with leaves deeply cut into lobes and kidney-shaped ; lobes wedge-shaped, and bitten at the ends; flowers generally solitary, with seven fertile tips; stem grows zig-zag, rather fleshy. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in Bot. Repos. 3: 150 in 1801.

Native to the Cape of Good Hope.

Unresolved in PlantList. No information in ARS-Grin. African Plant Database shows it as the basionym of Pelargonium praemorsum (Andrews) F.Dietr.


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