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Pelargonium  pinnatum (L.) LHr.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  pinnatum (L.) LHr. 
SynonymsGeranium pinnatum L. (basionym)
 Pelargonium astragalifolium (Cav.) Jacq.
 Pelargonium lessertiifolium (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Steud.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude50-900m
Description leaves long petiolate, pinnatipartite, segments ovate to suborbiculate, obtuse, thin, both faces sericeous, flowers numerous in umbel, bracts lanate, sepals lanceolate, acute
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite, pinkish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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