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Taxon: Pelargonium cucullatum (L.) LʼHér.

Genus: Pelargonium
Section: Pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae
Nomen number: 408074
Place of publication: W. Aiton, Hort. kew. 2:426. 1789
Link to protologue:
  • • for authorship see comments in J. S. African Bot. 45:377-380. 1979
  • • authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 19-Mar-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  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. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Miller, D. M. 2002. Chapter 8. The taxonomy of Pelargonium species and cultivars, their origins and growth in the wild. Geranium and Pelargonium. History of nomenclature, usage and cultivation Taylor & Francis Group.. 49-79.
  5. Miller, D. 1996. Pelargoniums; a gardener's guide to the species and their hybrids and cultivars 99-100.
  6. Plaschil, S. et al. 2017. Genetic characterization of Pelagornium L’Hér. germplasm. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 64:1051-1059. Note: diploid (2n=22)
  7. van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster. 1981. Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 2. 43.
  8. van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster. 1988. Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 3
  9. van der Walt, J. J. A. 1977. Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 1 12.
  10. van der Walt, J. J. A. 1979. Notes on the nomenclature of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae). J. S. African Bot. 45(3):377-380.
  11. van der Walt, J. J. A. 1985. A taxonomic revision of the type section of Pelargonium L'Hérit. (Geraniaceae). Bothalia 15:348.

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

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=408074. Accessed 21 January 2020.