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Taxon: Pelargonium odoratissimum (L.) LʼHér.

 
Genus: Pelargonium
Section: Reniformia
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 27134
Place of publication: W. Aiton, Hort. kew. 2:419. 1789
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • for authorship see comments in J. S. African Bot. 45:377-380. 1979
  • • authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 07-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 8 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Albers, F. et al. 1992. A reappraisal of Pelargonium sect. Ligularia (Geraniaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 179:257-276.
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Dreyer, L. L. & E. M. Marais 2000. Section Reniformia, a new section in the genus Pelargonium (Geraniaceae) S. African J. Bot. 66:48.
  4. Dreyer, L. L. et al. 1992. Subdivision of Pelargonium sect. Cortusina (Geraniaceae) Pl. Syst. Evol. 183:83-97.
  5. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987 (L SAfr)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  10. Miller, D. Pelargoniums; a gardener's guide to the species and their hybrids and cultivars. 1996 (Pelargoniums) 129.
  11. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:114.
  12. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:145.
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  14. van der Walt, J. J. A. Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 1. 1977 (Pelargonium SAfr1) 30.
  15. van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 3. 1988 (Pelargonium SAfr3)

Check other web resources for Pelargonium odoratissimum (L.) LʼHér. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=27134. Accessed 19 November 2018.