Geranium macrorrhizum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 680 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Central & SE. Europe to W. Turkey. It is a perennial and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Italy, Romania, Turkey, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Belgium, Chile Central, Czechoslovakia, Great Britain, Krym, Poland, Ukraine

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic. Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Essl, F. & Follak, S. (2010). Bemerkenswerte floristische Funde aus Wien, Niederösterreich, dem Burgenland und der Steiermarck, teil VI. Stapfia 92: 15-20.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Özhatay, F.N., Kültür, S. & Gürdal, M.B. (2011). Check-list of additional taxa to the supplement Flora of Turkey V. Turkish Journal of Botany 35: 589-624.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Curtis, S. (1823). Geranium macrorrhizum. Curtis’s Bot. Mag. 50: t. 2420.
  • Phillips, R. & Rix, M. (1991). Perennials, Vol. 1. Pan/ Macmillan, London & Firefly, Ontario.
  • Ploetz, K. & Orr, B. (2004). Wild herb use in Bulgaria. Econ. Bot. 58(2): 231-241.
  • Radulovic, N.S., Dekic, M.S., Stojanovic-Radic, Z.Z. & Zoranic, S.K. (2010). Geranium macrorrhizum L. (Geraniaceae) essential oil: a potent agent against Bacillus subtilis. Chem. & Biodivers. 7(11): 2783-2800.
  • Stace, C. (1997). New Flora of the British Isles, 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
  • Yeo, P. (1985). Hardy Geraniums. Croom Helm, London and Sydney and Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Danihelka, J. Chrtek, J. & Kaplan, Z. (2012). Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic. Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 84: 647-811.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Özhatay, F.N., Kültür, S. & Gürdal, M.B. (2011). Check-list of additional taxa to the supplement Flora of Turkey V. Turkish Journal of Botany 35: 589-624.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Pejovic, K. [932 - 6], Montenegro K000729325 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
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