African Plant Database

Pelargonium mossambicense Engl.
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 225 (1895)
Information on the genus : Pelargonium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial decumbent, scented herb; stems to 1 m long, with habit from a lax creeping or decumbent plant to a scandent
Ecology : Grassland among rocks, forest edges; 1800-2400 m alt. S. Africa: Transvaal; disjunct population S of the Limpopo Valley gap (Bothalia 13: 431, 1981).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • PLOWES D.C.H. (1976). Wild Flowers of Rhodesia. A guide to some of the common wild flowers of Rhodesia. Longman Rhodesi
  • Bothalia 13[3 & 4]: 431-433 (1981).
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