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Taxon: Pelargonium graveolens LʼHér.

 
Genus: Pelargonium
Section: Pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 317549
Place of publication: W. Aiton, Hort. kew. 2:423. 1789
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [plants cultivated under this name differ from wild plants and may be of hybrid origin]
  • • for authorship see comments in J. S. African Bot. 45:377-380. 1979
Name Verified on: 27-Aug-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Aug-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (3 active, 3 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Food additives:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Transvaal, Cape Province]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Demarne, F. E. & J. J. A. van der Walt 1989. Origin of the rose-scented Pelargonium cultivar grown on Réunion Island S. African J. Bot. 55:184-191.
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1963. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb) 2(1):147, 149.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 (Ency CNatIn)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Miller, D. Pelargoniums; a gardener's guide to the species and their hybrids and cultivars (Pelargoniums) 103-104.
  14. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:143.
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. van der Walt, J. J. A. 1985. A taxonomic revision of the type section of Pelargonium L'Hérit. (Geraniaceae) (Bothalia) 15:364.
  17. van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 3 (Pelargonium SAfr3)

Check other web resources for Pelargonium graveolens LʼHér. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=317549. Accessed 16 June 2019.