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Pelargonium  oenothera (L.f.) Jacq.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  oenothera (L.f.) Jacq. 
SynonymsGeranium oenotherum L.f. (basionym)
 Geranium ovatum Jacq.
 Geranium rubens Thunb.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude100-1200m
Description grey hispid, leaves long petiolate, lanceolate or linear-oblong, at base cuneate, dentate, stipules subulate, peduncles ramose, 3-4-flowered, sepals densely pubescent
Size10-30cm
Colorpinkish purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 18-24°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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