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Taxon: Pelargonium tomentosum Jacq.

 
Genus: Pelargonium
Section: Pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 27141
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 3:10, t. 537. 1794 ("1786-1793"); Collectanea 5:140. 1797 ("1796")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: potential as essential oils (for peppermint-scented oils); potential as essential oils (for peppermint-scented oils)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province (s.w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  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. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Demarne, F. E. & J. J. A. van der Walt 1990. Pelargonium tomentosum: a potential source of peppermint-scented essential oil. S. African J. Pl. Soil S. African J. Pl. Soil 7:36-39.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Miller, D. Pelargoniums; a gardener's guide to the species and their hybrids and cultivars. 1996 (Pelargoniums) 111.
  7. van der Walt, J. J. A. 1985. A taxonomic revision of the type section of Pelargonium L'Hérit. (Geraniaceae) (Bothalia) 15:383.
  8. van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 2. (Pelargonium SAfr2) 145.

Check other web resources for Pelargonium tomentosum Jacq. :

  • 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=27141. Accessed 16 October 2018.