Pelargonium L'Hér. ex Aiton

First published in Hort. Kew. 2: 417 (1789)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is St. Helena, Eritrea to S. Africa, Madagascar, Türkiye to Arabian Peninsula, N. Thailand, Australia, New Zealand.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Iraq, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northern Provinces, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, St.Helena, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tasmania, Thailand, Tristan da Cunha, Turkey, Uganda, Victoria, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Norfolk Is.

Introduced into:

Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Assam, Belgium, Bermuda, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Great Britain, Haiti, India, Korea, Madeira, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Myanmar, Norfolk Is., Puerto Rico, Spain, Trinidad-Tobago, Uzbekistan, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Le Roux, M.M. (2019). A taxonomic revision of the southern African species of Pelargonium section Peristera (Geraniaceae). Phytotaxa 418: 119-157.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Ait., Hort. Kew. 2: 417 (1789).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Hort. Kew. 2: 417 (1789)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 20, 2005 coll. ign. [s.n.] K000351643 No
Oct 20, 2005 coll. ign. [s.n.] K000351636 No
Oct 15, 2005 Radcliffe-Smith, A.; Henchie [RHSX 4663] Yemen K000351652 Yes
Jul 7, 2005 coll. ign. [s.n.] K000351664 No
Apr 2, 1996 Drummond, J. [193] Australia K000072514 Type Yes
Aug 11, 1986 Drège [s.n.] South Africa K000417279 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 11, 1986 Cooper, T. [3539] South Africa K000417281 Unknown Type Material Yes
Aug 11, 1986 Drège [s.n.] South Africa K000417280 Type Yes
Apr 2, 1986 Drummond, J. [191] Australia K000729770 Isotype Yes
Jun 17, 1985 Phillips, E.P. [7595] South Africa K000417296 Type Yes
Oct 11, 1982 MacOwan [1705] South Africa K000417314 Type Yes
Jan 3, 1980 Fourcade, H.G. [1542] South Africa K000417312 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Drège [9473] South Africa K000417300 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Ecklon [573] South Africa K000417299 Isotype Yes
Dyer, R.A. [101] South Africa K000729648 Type Yes
Drege [7481] South Africa K000752601 Yes
Rees, P. [PR005] K:SPC-66817.000 No
K:SPC-11853.000 No
Nicholas, A.; Gordon, I. [2022] South Africa K001577565 Yes
Schlechter, R. [6531 B] South Africa K000074363 No
Schlechter, R. [6531 B] South Africa K000388080 No
Goldblatt, P.; Porter, L.J. [12819] South Africa K001604546 Yes
Kers, L.E. [2260] South Africa K001560510 Yes
Gouan [s.n.] South Africa K000417327 Unknown Type Material Yes
Archibald, J.&J. Turkey K:SPC-57954.000 No
Lavranos, J.J. [s.n.] South Africa K001096494 Type Yes
Fothergill, J.M. K:SPC-60870.000 No
Zeyher [179] South Africa K000752603 Yes
Rees, P. [PR007] K:SPC-66888.000 No
s.n. [s.n.] K001089682 Unknown Type Material Yes
Goodenough [s.n.] South Africa K000417307 Unknown Type Material Yes
annon. [LR Kew] [4] Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha K000214665 Holotype Yes
K:SPC-11854.000 No
K:SPC-15318.000 No
Prior, A. [s.n.] South Africa K000417309 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000752606 Lectotype Yes
Ecklon [s.n.] South Africa K000752602 Yes
Burger, W. [2361] Ethiopia K000417259 Neotype Yes
Mathew, B.; Maws [9614] Turkey K:SPC-57943.000 No
Gouan [s.n.] South Africa K000417315 Type Yes
MacOwan, P. [425/413] South Africa K000417308 Unknown Type Material Yes
Robson, N. [324] Malawi K:SPC-25721.000 No
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000752604 Yes
Mungai, G., et al. [3102/A] Kenya K000449720 No
Prior, A. [s.n.] K000417310 Unknown Type Material Yes
Batsch, S.; Mannheimer, C.A.; Kwembeya, E.G.; Braun, B. [2095] Namibia Pelargonion K001516354 Yes
Howick; McNamara, W. [HOMC 1551] China Ligularia K001581226 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images