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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. & E. Australia to New Zealand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Introduced into:

California, Hawaii, Oregon

Geranium retrorsum L'Hér. ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Brown, R. [5224], Australia K000073848
Jan 1, 2003 Australia K000380404
Jan 1, 2003 K000380403

First published in Prodr. 1: 644 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C. (2017). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the Western and Central Pacific area Systematic Botany Monographs 102: 1-240.
  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0