Geranium quinquevulnerum Andrews


Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Description: 

Geranium with hairy leaves many-cleft; flowers with seven fertile chives; foot-stalk, many flowers; petals dark purple, pale at the margin; stem half shrubby, grows a span high. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in [pub;//BotP Bot. Repos.] 2: 114 in 1800. This beautiful species of Geranium was raised by Mr. J. Armstrong, nurseryman of Northwarmborough, Hants, from seeds received by him, in 1796, from the Cape of Good Hope.

Synonym of Pelargonium quinquevulnerum Willd.


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