Taxon: Geranium robertianum L.

 
Genus: Geranium
Subgenus: Robertium
Section: Ruberta
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 444
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:681. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 17-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • herb-Robert  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • mountain geranium  (Source: Websters Dict) - English
  • bico-de-cegonha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • bico-de-grou-robertino  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-de-São-Roberto  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-roberta  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • stinknäva  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; Wealth India RM 4:126. 1956; F Pak)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan (n.), Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.w.), Nepal, Pakistan (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aedo, C. 2000. The genus Geranium L. (Geraniaceae) in North America. I. Annual species Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 58:76.
  3. Aedo, C. et al. 1998. World checklist of Geranium (Geraniaceae) Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 56:246.
  4. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  5. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. (F Himachal)
  6. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1956. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 4:126.
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  12. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. International code of botanical nomenclature (Saint Louis Code). 2000 (ICBN St Louis) Art. 23.2, Ex. 1.
  14. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  15. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  16. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  17. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  18. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  19. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  20. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  21. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  22. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  23. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  24. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  25. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  26. Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. Flora of Madeira. (F Madeira)
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  28. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  29. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  31. Yeo, P. Hardy geraniums, ed. 2. 2002 (Hardy Geraniums)
  32. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Geranium robertianum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?444. Accessed 23 May 2018.