Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Pelargonium
Family: Geraniaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
peltatum
NOTES

A perennial herbaceous climber. A parent of all modern commercial ivy-leaved pelargoniums. The leaves have 5 pointed lobes with a dull red star-shaped marking near the centre.


AUTHORITY
(L.) L'her.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Creeper
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Pale to deep pink flowers. The upper petals have conspicuous, almost black nectar guides. The hairy sepals are dull red and green
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Ivy leaved pelargonium
Kolsuring
Pelargonium
Kaffersuring
Habitat
NOTES: Scrambles over other plants along the river bank
HABITAT NAME: Riverside
Uses
Astringents
Unspecified use
Antiseptics
Unspecified use
Throat treatments
The sap is used
Food
The buds and young leaves are edible
Months
September
October
November
December
Synonyms for Species
Pelargonium lateripes



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