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4. Pelargonium L’Herit ex Aiton, Hort. Kew. 2:417. 1789. Knuth in Engler, Pflanzenr. Heft. 53:316. 1912; L.H. Bailey, Stand. Cyclop. Hort. 5:2525.1917.


Perennial with rarely entire leaves. Flowers showy, umbellate, irregular. Posticous sepal prolonged into a nectiferous spur. Fruit beaked.

A genus of 250 species, mostly S. African and tropical. Also E. Mediterranean region, S. Arabia, India, Australia and New Zealand. Represented in Pakistan by 1 cultivated species.

Lower Taxon


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