Pelargonium grossularioides

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Pelargonium grossularioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Geraniales
Family: Geraniaceae
Genus: Pelargonium
Species: P. grossularioides
Binomial name
Pelargonium grossularioides
(L.) L'Hér. ex Aiton

Pelargonium grossularioides is a species of geranium known by the common names gooseberry geranium and coconut geranium. It is native to southern Africa and it is known in coastal California and parts of India as an introduced species. It is sometimes grown as a garden geranium. This is a glandular, aromatic perennial herb with an erect, angular, reddish stem 20 to 50 centimeters tall. The green to reddish leaves are a few centimeters long and slightly lobed with toothed edges. The inflorescence is an umbel of 3 to 50 flowers in shades of light pink to dark reddish purple. There are five narrow petals no more than 6 millimeters long.

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