3924.000 Geranium L.

Description of the genus

Annual or perennial herbs. Leaves alternate or opposite, simple, palmately lobed or dissected. Flowers actinomorphic, solitary or in pairs, axillary. Sepals and petals 5. Stamens 10 (in ours), usually all fertile. Ovary 5-locular. Beak of mericarp rolling upwards at maturity, remaining attached at its apex.

Worldwide: 300 species in temperate regions and in the montane tropics.

Mozambique: 4 taxa.

Geranium incanum subsp. nyassense

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
aculeolatum Oliv.N
exellii J.R. Laundon[NrEnd]MS
incanum Burm. f. subsp. nyassense (R. Knuth) J.R. LaundonMSDescription, Image
ocellatum Jacquem. ex Cambess.T

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Geranium
Flora of Malawi: Geranium
Flora of Zambia: Geranium
Flora of Zimbabwe: Geranium

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Geranium
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Geranium
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Geranium
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iNaturalist: Geranium
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Geranium
JSTOR Plant Science: Geranium
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Geranium
Plants of the World Online: Geranium
Tropicos: Geranium
Wikipedia: Geranium

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Geranium.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=786, retrieved 4 December 2023

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