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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan

Geranium favosum Hochst. ex A.Rich. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1985 Wickens, G.E. [3690], Sudan K001082306
Petit [124], Ethiopia K000417206
Schimper [806], Ethiopia K000417207 Unknown type material

First published in Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 17 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C., Barberá, P. & Buira, A. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Trilopha (Geraniaceae) Systematic Botany 41: 354-377.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C., Barberá, P. & Buira, A. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Trilopha (Geraniaceae) Systematic Botany 41: 354-377.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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