Geranium himalayense

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Geranium himalayense
Geranium himalayense, Cloppenburg (DE) P6244293.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Geranium
Species: G. himalayense
Binomial name
Geranium himalayense

Geranium himalayense (common names Himalayan crane's-bill[1] or lilac cranesbill) is a species of hardy flowering herbaceous perennial plant in the genus Geranium, Geraniaceae family.[2] It is native to the Himalayas, parts of Russia and western China.

It has a sprawling habit, violet-blue flowers and deeply cut palmate foliage.[3]


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  2. ^ "Geranium himalayense". GRIN Taxonomy for plants. USDA Agricultural Research Service. Retrieved 27 July 2013. 
  3. ^ Phillips, Ellen; Colston Burrell, C. (1993), Rodale's illustrated encyclopedia of perennials, Emmaus, Pa.: Rodale Press, pp. 373–76, ISBN 0-87596-570-9