Genus: Pelargonium LʼHér.

Family: Geraniaceae
Common names: geranium
Genus number: 8986
Last updated: 29-Aug-2017
Accession Count: 760 (137 active, 136 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Bakker, F. T. et al. 2000. Mitochondrial and chloroplast DNA-based phylogeny of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 87:727-734.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • 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.
  • van de Kerke, S. et al. 2019. Plastome based phylogenetics and younger crown node age in Pelargonium. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 137:33-43.
  • van der Walt, J. J. A. 1979. Notes on the nomenclature of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae). J. S. African Bot. 45:377-380.
  • van der Walt, J. J. A. Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 1. (Pelargonium SAfr1)
  • van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Virster 1981. Typification of the genus Pelargonium L'Herit. (fam. Geraniaceae). (Taxon) 30:307.
  • van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 2.. (Pelargonium SAfr2)
  • van der Walt, J. J. A. & P. J. Vorster Pelargoniums of southern Africa, vol. 3. (Pelargonium SAfr3)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 26 June 2019.