Pelargonium salmoneum R. A. Dyer
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Kew Bull. 9 (1932) 443-450.
Section Ciconium

Habit
Erect, sparsely branched shrub up to 80 cm tall, stems 4-5 mm thick,
slightly pubescent, initially herbaceous, later woody.


Leaves
Lamina orbiculate to reniform, base cordate, margins crenate, 4.5 x 5 cm, not zoned, on both sides sparsely glandulose to scaberous. Stipules lanceolate or ovate, 4-7 x 5-13 mm.


Inflorescence
Peduncle 5-14 cm, carrying 4-14 flowers, bracts mostly ~6.


Sepals
Lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, 10-12 mm long. Hypanthium 28-30 mm.

Petals
5, salmon-coloured, posterior two obovate-cuneate, 10-14 x 23-25 mm, anterior petals almost the same size.

Stamens
5, of approximately the same length.

Illustration

Curtis's Botanical Magazine, 1834, Tab. 9357.

Literature
Dyer, R. A. (1932).


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