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Taxon: Pelargonium ×hortorum L. H. Bailey

 
Genus: Pelargonium
Section: Ciconium
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 405255
Place of publication: Stand. cycl. hort. 5:2531. 1916
Link to protologue:
Comment: [= P. inquinans × P. zonale]
Name Verified on: 10-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 101 (9 active, 8 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • bedding geranium  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • fish geranium  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • horseshoe geranium  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • house geranium  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • zonal geranium  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • zonal pelargonium  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • zonalpelargon  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage Note: = Pelargonium Zonale-Hybriden
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. James, C. M. et al. 2004. Molecular studies in Pelargonium (Geraniaceae). A taxonomic appraisal of section Ciconium and the origin of 'Zonal' and 'Ivy-leaved' cultivars. Pl. Syst. Evol. 243:131-146.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. Miller, D. 1996. Pelargoniums; a gardener's guide to the species and their hybrids and cultivars 46.
  7. van der Walt, J. J. A. 1977. Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 1 50.
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  9. Winkelmann, T. et al. 2005. Development of a shoot regeneration protocol for genetic transformation in Pelargonium zonale and Pelargonium peltatum hybrids. Pl. Cell Tissue Organ Cult. 80:33-42. Note: recognizes Pelargonium × hortorum as "Pelargonium zonale hybrid" as one of the most commercially important pelargonium, vegetatively propagated; tested the use of gene transfer for future development of disease resistant cultivars

Check other web resources for Pelargonium ×hortorum L. H. Bailey :

  • 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=405255. Accessed 17 September 2019.