Geranium tomentosum Andrews


Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Geranium

Description: 

Geranium with egg-shaped leaves, plaited, upright, sawed, and downy; flowers with five fertile chives; the two upper threads rolled back and fringed. (Bot. Repos.)

History: 

Published in [pub;//BotP Bot. Repos.] 2: 115 in 1800. The Downy-leaved Geranium, according to the Hort. Cantab, of Mr. Donn, introduced from the Cape of Good Hope, in the year 1794...

Synonym of Pelargonium ovale (Burm.f.) L'Hér.


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