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Pelargonium  ovale (Burm.f.) LHr.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  ovale (Burm.f.) LHr. 
SynonymsGeranium ovale Burm.f. (basionym)
 Geranium glaucum Cav.
 Geranium tomentosum Andrews
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude50-1800m
Description grey lanate, sericeous, leaves long petiolate, elliptic to suborbiculate, crenate, stipules deltate-subulate, peduncles ramose, few flowered, sepals mucronate
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite, rose, purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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