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Pelargonium zonale

Pelargonium zonale
Common names: horse-shoe pelargonium (Eng.); wildemalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden November 2002 Pelargonium zonale is an erect or scrambling shrub. It can reach a height of ... from September to November. Pelargonium zonale is widely distributed in southern Africa, often a ... also on rocky outcrops with scrub vegetation. Pelargonium Pelargonium zonale is an easy plant to grow, and does best ...

09 / 12 / 2002 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium vitifolium

Pelargonium vitifolium shrub
Common names: vine-leaved pelargonium, balm-scented pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... November 2010   Pelargonium vitifolium is an erect strongly scented shrub, 0.5-1 m tall. The ... basal part about 6 mm long and a tail of about 35 mm long. Pelargonium vitifolium flowers generally throughout the year, except mid ...

01 / 11 / 2010 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium vanderwaltii

Pelargonium vanderwaltii
Common names: Otjihipa pelargonium (Eng.); Otjihipa malva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... University of the W. Cape. May 2017 Pelargonium vanderwaltii is a perennial, succulent to semi-succulent ... is 5 mm long, the tail 12 mm long. Pelargonium vanderwaltii is known only from Kaokoveld in northwestern Namibia ...

29 / 05 / 2017 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium triste

Pelargonium triste flowers
Common names: night-scented pelargonium ( Eng. ); kaneeltjie, rooiwortel (Afr.); wit n/eitjie (Khoi)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Trevor Adams Kirstenbosch NBG February 2006 Pelargonium triste is a geophytic species that has a large, subterranean ... at night. Plants flower from August to February. Pelargonium triste occurs from Steinkopf in Northern Cape to Albertinia in ...

27 / 02 / 2006 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium trifidum

Flowers
Common names: Brittle-stalked pelargonium (Eng.); maklikbreekmalva (Afr.) )
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Garden May 2013   Pelargonium trifidum is an aromatic sprawling shrublet with several ... The shrub flowers from September to January. Pelargonium trifidum occurs both in the Western and Eastern Cape provinces. ...

06 / 05 / 2013 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium tricolor

Pelargonium tricolor
Common names: three-colour storksbill, three-colour pelargonium (Eng.); gesiggiemalva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden January 2017 Pelargonium tricolor is a rhizomatous, low-growing shrublet of 300 × ... lends a grey-green colour to the leaves. Pelargonium tricolor forms part of a group of four species in the section ...

16 / 01 / 2017 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium transvaalense

Pelargonium transvaalense
Common names: Transvaal perlagonium (Eng)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Lowveld National Botanical Garden May 2005 Pelargonium transvaalense is a deciduous, tuberous herbaceous perennial, low ... of about 800 to 1400 mm throughout the summer season. Pelargonium Plants are very attractive when planted en masse and thrive in ...

09 / 05 / 2005 | T Mukoma | Lowveld NBG
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Pelargonium tongaense

Pelargonium tongaense
Common names: Tonga pelargonium (Eng.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... palmate leaves which resemble those of the popular Pelargonium peltatum . Pelargonium tongaense flowers freely over an extended period from spring to ...

17 / 05 / 2004 | T Mukoma | Lowveld NBG
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Pelargonium tomentosum

Pelargonium tomentosum
Common names: peppermint-scented pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Gardens September 2002 Pelargonium tomentosum is an aromatic, low-growing, sprawling subshrub with ... from spring to summer (October to January). Pelargonium tomentosum is confined to mountains where it occurs naturally in ...

23 / 09 / 2002 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium ternatum

Pelargonium ternatum flowers & foliage
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Garden May 2011   Pelargonium ternatum is a well branched evergreen shrublet. It has an erect ... but has a peak period in September. This pelargonium species has a rather limited distribution in the Langeberg range in ...

16 / 05 / 2011 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum

Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum
Common names: dune pelargonium (Eng.) wildemalva
Family: Geraniaceae

... information updated in August 2016   Pelargonium suburbanum subsp. suburbanum is a sprawling, mat forming ... to mid summer (June to well into January). Pelargonium suburbanum occurs in the winter rainfall area of southern Africa, ...

17 / 09 / 2001 | Hanneke Jamieson | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium sidoides

Pot of P. sidoides in foreground
Common names: black pelargonium (Eng.) kalwerbossie, rabassam (Afr.), ikubalo, iyeza lesikhali (Xhosa), khoara-e-nyenyane (Southern Sotho), umckaloabo (German remed
Family: Geraniaceae

... Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden May 2001 Pelargonium sidoides  forms a rosette-like plant with crowded leaves. It is ... shoorting again from the roots when the rains come . Pelargonium Pelargonium sidoides  can be planted in rockeries in full ...

28 / 05 / 2001 | Ebrahim Lawrence | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium setulosum

Pelargonium setulosum flower, with peculiar, basal nectar spots on the two upper petals (Jeff Shapiro, iSpot)
Common names: bristle-leaf pelargonium, bristle-leaf stork’s-bill (Eng.); malva (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... and January. The distribution range of Pelargonium setulosum is restricted to the Western Cape Province and ... and ensures that seeds are drilled into the soil. Pelargonium This species is best suited for semi-shaded areas in a garden ...

07 / 03 / 2016 | Marianne le Roux | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pelargonium sericifolium

Pelargonium sericifolium
Common names: silky pelargonium (Eng.); naaldekoker (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... The specific pollinator of the flowers of Pelargonium sericifolium is not known.  Bumble bees, carpenter bees, honey ... of the insects that are involved with the pollination of Pelargonium . The light seeds of Pelargonium have a feathered, ...

09 / 10 / 2017 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium scabrum

Pelargonium scabrum
Common names: rough-leaved pelargonium, three-pointed pelargonium (Eng.); hoenderbos (Afr.)
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Garden March 2009   Pelargonium scabrum is an erect, branched shrub, up to 1.2 m, with rough, ... mm long. The seed is produced in autumn. Pelargonium scabrum grows on rocky, sandstone slopes, usually in dry ...

16 / 03 / 2009 | Karen Wall | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium scabroide

Flowers of P.scabroide
Common names: no names recorded
Family: Geraniaceae

... Botanical Gardens March 2013   Pelargonium scabroide is a decumbent to erect branched shrub, 0.70 m high ... been recorded in flower from November to February. Pelargonium scabroide has a small distribution range on the mountain ranges ...

18 / 03 / 2013 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium salmoneum

Pelargonium salmoneum
Common names: salmon pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden October 2017 Pelargonium salmoneum is a bushy, evergreen shrublet of 400–800 mm tall. ... in the Eastern Cape. The specific pollinator of Pelargonium salmoneum is not known. Butterflies and various types of bees, ...

30 / 10 / 2017 | Roger Oliver | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium reniforme

Pelargonium reniforme
Common names: kidney-leaved pelargonium (Eng.); rooirabas (Afr.); iyeza lesikhali, ikubalo, umsongelo (isiXhosa)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden July 2011 Pelargonium reniforme is a small, upright perennial shrublet with tuberous ... venation than the upper surface. Long petioles typify this pelargonium, with awl-shaped stipules found at their bases. Plants flower ...

04 / 07 / 2011 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pelargonium rapaceum

Pelargonium rapaceum, unusual pea-flower-like flowers
Common names: mountain potato (Eng.); bergpatat, bergaartappel, norra, norretjie (Afr.); !norra (Nama)
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden December 2016 Pelargonium rapaceum is a winter-growing, perennial herb, that grows up to ... driest and hottest months at the Cape.  Pelargonium rapaceum is one of the most common pelargoniums and has the ...

26 / 12 / 2016 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Pelargonium radens

Pelargonium radens flowers
Common names: rasp-leaved, multifid-leaved pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae

... National Botanical Garden August 2008 Pelargonium radens is an erect, closely branched shrub which is usually less ... set immediately after its flowering period. Pelargonium radens occurs in the southern and eastern Cape, near Barrydale ...

25 / 08 / 2008 | Trevor Adams | Kirstenbosch NBG
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