Pelargonium L'Hér.

, Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 2: 417 (1789).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Hortus Kewensis; or, a Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew. London
2: 417
Date of Publication
7 Aug-1 Oct 1789
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Type Name
Designated Type: P. cucullatum (L.) L'Hér. (Geranium cucullatum L.)
Chosen By
J.J.A.van der Walt J. S. African Bot. 45: 380. 1979 [31 Jul 1979] [Small (in N. Amer. Fl. 25: 23. 25 Aug 1907) cited P. hirsutum as the type; rejected as a mechanical process (vide ICN Art. 10)]


Aiton (preface vi) acknowledged L'Héritier's contribution and ascribed Pelargonium to L'Héritier


Replaced synonym of
Geraniospermum Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 93 (1891), nom. illeg.
Same citation as
Pelargonium L'Hér., Hortus Kewensis (1789).
Same citation as
Pelargonium L'Hér., Hort. Kew. [W. Aiton] 2: 417 (1789).