Taxon: Geranium macrorrhizum L.

 
Genus: Geranium
  Subgenus: Robertium
    Section: Unguiculata
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 423
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:680. 1753
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jul-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur; Dict Gard)
  • Materials: essential oils (source of "Zdravetz oil" fide Pl Book; F Males; Pl Res SEAs 19:145. 1999)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aedo, C. et al. 1998. World checklist of Geranium (Geraniaceae) Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 56:246.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. 1986-1987 (HerbSpices)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:145.
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. 1948- (F Males)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 1968 (Dict Econ Pl)
  • Yeo, P. Hardy geraniums, ed. 2. 2002 (Hardy Geraniums)

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