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Taxon: Pelargonium fragrans Willd.

Genus: Pelargonium
Section: Reniformia
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 27122
Place of publication: Hort. berol. 2: t. 77. 1806
Link to protologue:
Comment: [uncertain taxon; in cultivation considered as a group or hybrid]
Name Verified on: 18-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

    Other (exact native range obscure, probable origin South Africa)


  1. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  2. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  3. Miller, D. Pelargoniums; a gardener's guide to the species and their hybrids and cultivars. 1996 (Pelargoniums) 128.
  4. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:145.
  5. Vorster, P. 1999. pers. comm. (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 26 Aug

Check other web resources for Pelargonium fragrans Willd. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27122. Accessed 23 April 2019.