localhostrootplantgenera Pelargonium
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Pelargonium LÔÇÖH├®rit. [Geraniaceae]
250 trop. & S Afr. (200); E Medit. to Iraq (2); S Arabia (1); St Helena (1); Tristan da Cunha (1); Aus. (6); NZ (1)

: from Gr. pelargos, stork; in allusion to the fruits which have a beak not unlike that of of the stork. R: D. Clifford (1970), Pelargoniums; J.J. van der Walt et All (1977, 1981) Pelargoniums of southern Africa.