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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical African Mountains, Madagascar, SW. Arabian Peninsula.
GERANIUM SIMENSE Hochst. ex A. Rich. (GERANIACEAE)

[FWTA]

Geraniaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
A diffusely branched herb up to 8 ft. high, with scrambling habit
Morphology Leaves
Leaves digitately divided to below the middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals pink or mauve.

Native to:

Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zaïre

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

First published in Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 116 (1847)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Not accepted by

  • 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. [Cited as Geranium arabicum.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 1: 291, incl. vars. glabrior Oliv. and repens oliv.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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