Pelargonium cotyledonis (L.) L'Hérit.
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Hort. Kew. ed. 1, 2 (1789) 428.
Section Isopetalum

Habit
Sparsely branched shrublet, deciduous during summer, up to 0.3(1) m. Bark scaly, stems greyish-brown, but greyish-green when young.


Leaves
Lamina cordiform, adaxially glabrous, abaxially densely villous to tomentose, margins slightly revolute, (20)30-40(50) mm. Petiole usually longer than lamina, 25-80 mm. Stipules subpersistent, narrowly triangular, 3-5 x 1-2 mm.


Inflorescence
Branched, with 2-10 pseudo umbels, each with 5-15 flowers. Peduncle 3-6 cm, villous interspersed with glandular hairs, 4-8 mm.


Sepals
5, lanceolate, 6 x 2 mm. Hypanthium 0.5-1.5 mm.

Petals
Petals 5, white or slightly pinkish, equal, elliptic to obovate, 12-15 x 5-7 mm.

Stamens
5 fertile, one shorter.

Distribution


Synonim
cotyledon G. Don
cotyledonifolium Salisbury

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