Pelargonium
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Pelargonium

geranium
regal pelargonium

Hierarchical position of the Genus Pelargonium

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Geranianae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Geraniales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 42. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Geraniineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 461. 15 Nov 1895.
  
   Familia  Geraniaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 268. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Geraniums
  
   Tribus  Pelargonieae Sweet
pub. Geraniaceae 1: viii. 1820.
  
   Genus  Pelargonium L'Hér.
pub. (1789)
common name: geranium
  

Named members of the Genus Pelargonium

1
   Species  capitatum (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: rose scented geranium
  
2
   Species  graveolens L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: sweet scented geranium, sweet leaved geranium
  
3
   Species  grossularioides (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: gooseberry geranium
4
   Species  inodorum Willd.
common name: scentless geranium
5
   Species  inquinans (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: scarlet geranium
6
   Species  odoratissimum (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: apple geranium
  
7
   Species  panduriforme Ecklon & Zeyh.
common name: oakleaf garden geranium
8
   Species  peltatum (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: ivyleaf geranium
  
9
   Species  quercifolium (L. f.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: oakleaf geranium
  
10
   Species  vitifolium (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: grapeleaf geranium
  
11
   Species  x domesticum Bailey (pro sp.)
common name: regal pelargonium, Martha Washington geranium
  
12
   Species  x hortorum Bailey (pro sp.)
common name: zonal geranium, fish geranium
  
13
   Species  zonale (L.) L'Hér. ex Ait.
common name: horseshoe geranium

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.

 

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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