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Pelargonium abrotanifolium

Flowers
Common names: southernwood-leaf pelargonium (Eng.); klipmalvabossie, maagbossie, wildemalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden February 2008 Pelargonium abrotanifolium is an erect, branched shrublet, 500 mm high. The ... Flowering time: throughout the year. Pelargonium abrotanifolium has a wide distribution range in the Western Cape, ...

25 / 02 / 2008 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium acetosum

Pelargonium acetosum
Common names: sorrel-leaved pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Garden April 2006 updated October 2017   Pelargonium acetosum is a bushy, well-branched shrublet that grows to a ... the soil, thus enhancing the chances of germination. Pelargonium The sorrel-leaved pelargonium can easily be grown from cuttings ...

10 / 04 / 2006 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium acraeum

Illustration of P. acraeum by M.E. Connell
Common names: horseshoe pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Garden March 2012   Pelargonium acraeum is a small shrub up to 1 m, or occasionally 2 m high. ... again in the spring months (September-November). Pelargonium acraeum is found on the mountains of the eastern escarpment, from ...

02 / 04 / 2012 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium album

Plant in flower
Common names: None recorded
Family: Geraniaceae

... ensures more seed have a better chance of germination. Pelargonium Pelargonium album can be propagated from cuttings. Cuttings can be made ...

08 / 12 / 2014 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium alchemilloides

Pelargonium alchemilloides
Common names: lady’s mantle-leaved pelargonium, pink trailing pelargonium (Eng.); wildemalva, rankmalva (Afr.); inkubele (Xhosa); amanzemnyama, ishwaga, umangqeng
Family: Geraniaceae

... Desert National Botanical Garden October 2017 Pelargonium alchemilloides is a hardy, sprawling perennial herb of up to ... but may be found almost throughout the year. Pelargonium alchemilloides is widespread in all provinces of South Africa, ...

02 / 10 / 2017 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium alternans

Plant in flower
Common names: Blomkoolmalva, koolmalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... of the inflorescence bears one to four flowers each. Pelargonium alternans has a long flowering period and it is therefore ... system adapted for growing between rocks. Pelargonium alternans is found in the dry areas of the southwestern Cape, ...

21 / 07 / 2014 | Lize Wolfaardt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium articulatum

Pelargonium articulatum, cream or white flowers in early summer
Common names: cliff pelargonium (Eng.); kransmalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Garden September 2016 Pelargonium articulatum is a semi-geophyte, with an underground rhizome that ... purple markings on them and orange stamens. Pelargonium articulatum often grows on rocky slopes, in rocky crevices, or in ...

26 / 09 / 2016 | Lize Wolfaardt | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium betulinum

Pelargonium betulinum
Common names: camphor-scented pelargonium, birch-leaved pelargonium (Eng.); kanferblaar, maagpynbossie, suurbos (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... on the petals, particularly on the two upper petals. Pelargonium betulinum flowers during spring and summer, with a peak from ... a few flowers appearing all summer until February. Pelargonium betulinum is confined to the coastal areas of the winter-rainfall ...

08 / 10 / 2001 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium capitatum

Flowers
Common names: rose-scented pelargonium, coast pelargonium ( Eng. ); kusmalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Trevor Adams Kirstenbosch NBG November 2005 Pelargonium capitatum is a shrubby or bushy, low-growing plant. It grows to ... from September to October. The rose-scented pelargonium occurs from Lamberts Bay, all along the coast, through the Eastern ...

28 / 11 / 2005 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium citronellum

Leaves
Common names: citronella pelargonium, lemon-scented pelargonium ( Eng. ); malva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden March 2007   Pelargonium citronellum is an evergreen, bushy, strongly lemon-scented ... summer (between September and October). Pelargonium citronellum grows in a small area near the village of Ladismith ...

26 / 03 / 2007 | Luyanda Mjuleni | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium cordifolium

Pelargonium cordifolium
Common names: heart-leaved pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Kirstenbosch NBG September 2000 This attractive pelargonium flowers from June to January with a peak in September (spring). The ... petals are lighter in colour. The main stem of  Pelargonium cordifolium  is woody at the base, while the side branches are ...

18 / 09 / 2000 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium crassicaule

Pelargonium crassicaule flowers
Common names: none
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Herbarium June 2009   Pelargonium crassicaule is a small, succulent plant with short, thick, dark ... of about 35 mm long. The distribution of Pelargonium crassicaule is limited to a narrow of land about 300 km along ...

08 / 06 / 2009 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pelargonium crispum

Pelargonium crispum
Common names: lemon-scented pelargonium, crisped-leaf pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden June  2011   Pelargonium crispum is an erect, much-branched shrub that grows up to 700 mm ... April with a peak in September and October. Pelargonium crispum occurs from Worcester to Bredasdorp in the Western Cape ...

06 / 06 / 2011 | O Tyambetyu | Millennium Seedbank Project
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Pelargonium crithmifolium

Pelargonium crithmifolium
Common names: samphire-leaved pelargonium (Eng.); jakopregopbossie, dikstam-malva, gnom, kana (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... knobs on them, and greenish yellow with peeling bark.  Pelargonium crithmifolium  is summer deciduous. The plant is able to ... of 1 m. They can live for more than forty years. Pelargonium crithmifolium occurs in southern Namibia, the Richtersveld and ...

02 / 08 / 2004 | Ian Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium cucullatum

Pelargoinium cucullatum
Common names: hooded-leaf pelargonium, herba althaea (Eng.); wildemalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Garden November 2000   When in flower Pelargonium cucullatum is covered with pinkish, purple flowers and is the most conspicuous pelargonium in the south western Cape, especially when growing in dense ...

20 / 11 / 2000 | L May | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium denticulatum

Common names: toothed-leaved pelargonium, pine-scented geranium, fernleaf geranium 
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Garden April 2010   Pelargonium denticulatum is a well branched strongly aromatic plant with ... and a tail of about 35 mm long.   Pelargonium denticulatum is restricted to a small region in the southern ...

26 / 04 / 2010 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium echinatum

Pelargonium echinatum
Common names: prickly-stemmed pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... Ian Oliver Karoo Desert NBG July 2004 Pelargonium echinatum  is summer deciduous. The leafless plants conserve ... and using its green succulent stem for photosynthesis. Pelargonium Pelargonium echinatum will live for approximately 20 years, ...

26 / 07 / 2004 | Ian Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium elegans

Growing in a pot
Common names: elegant pelargonium, stork's-bill (Eng.); malva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Garden February 2007     Pelargonium elegans is a small tufted perennial up to 450 mm high. The stem ... Flowering is from September to January. Pelargonium elegans is confined to coastal flats and dunes in the Hermanus, ...

26 / 02 / 2007 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium exstipulatum

Plant in flower
Common names: sweet-scented pelargonium, soft-leaved trifid pelargonium, scented penny-royal (Eng.); vaalblaarmalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Kirstenbosch June 2012   Pelargonium exstipulatum is a somewhat woody shrublet that can grow up to 1 ... stalks) often remain behind on the stems. Pelargonium exstipulatum has a long flowering period starting in June ...

18 / 06 / 2012 | O Tyambetyu | Millennium Seedbank Project
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Pelargonium fruticosum

Pelargonium fruticosum flowers and foliage
Common names: None known
Family: Geraniaceae

... Trevor Adams Kirstenbosch NBG September 2010 Pelargonium fruticosum is a small shrublet, 450 mm tall. The stem is green ... basal part about 6 mm long and a tail about 35 mm long. Pelargonium fruticosum flowers throughout the year but has a peak period ...

04 / 10 / 2010 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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