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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Europe to Iran and Tanzania.
Geranium purpureum

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Switzerland, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Yugoslavia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Belgium, Brazil South, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, Czechoslovakia, Korea, New Zealand North, South Australia, Uruguay

Geranium purpureum Vill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sandwith, N.Y., United Kingdom 8890.000
Boreau, A. [s.n.], France K000729299
Jordan, M. [s.n.], France K000729300

First published in Hist. Pl. Dauphiné 1: 272 (1786)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.
  • Aedo, C. (2017). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the Western and Central Pacific area Systematic Botany Monographs 102: 1-240.
  • Bergmeier, E., Blockeel, T., Böhling, N., Fournaraki, C., Gotsiou, P., Jahn, R., Lansdown, R. & Turland, N. (2011). An inventory of the vascular plants and bryophytes of Gavdopoula island (S Aegean, Greece) and its phytogeographical significance Willdenowia 41: 179-189.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Schönbeck-Temesy, E. (1970). Flora Iranica 69: 1-67. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Vladimirov, V. & Kit Tan (2014). New floristic records in the Balkans: 24 Phytologia Balcanica 20: 99-137.
  • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F. & Kit Tan (2012). New floristic records in the Balkans: 19 Phytologia Balcanica 18: 205-230.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • ( 2021-continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Aedo, C. (2012). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the New World Systematic Botany Monographs 95: 1-550.
  • Aedo, C. (2017). Revision of Geranium (Geraniaceae) in the Western and Central Pacific area Systematic Botany Monographs 102: 1-240.
  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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