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Pelargonium  triste (L.) LHr.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  triste (L.) LHr. 
SynonymsGeranium triste L. (basionym)
 Pelargonium flavum (Burm.f.) LHr.
 Pelargonium millefoliatum Sweet
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude30-1200m
Description lower leaves pinnate, segments very narrow, not decurrent, hirsute, dentate, adpressed white pubescent, stipules ovate, acute, petals narrowly obovate, thick
Size10-30cm
Colorgreenish yellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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