Pelargonium longiflorum Jacq.

Family: Geraniaceae

Genus: Pelargonium


Tuberous perennial to 25 cm, hairless or sparsely hairy leaves, lance-shpaed. White, pale pink or yellow flowers to 2.5 cm diameter, narrow petals, some with maroon blotches. (Field Guide to Fynbos. John Manning, Colin Paterson-Jones)

Geranium with quite entire leaves, spatula-shaped, smooth, blunt, and growing from the root 3 cups one-leaved 5 five fertile chives; root tuberous. (Bot. Repos. Geranium spathulatum)


Published in Icon. Pl. Rar. (Jacquin) 3: 521 in 1786.

Accepted by African Plant Database.

Synonym Geranium spathulatum Andrews published in Bot. Repos. 3: 152 in 1801.

Native to South Africa.


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