Geranium molle L.

Common name

English: Dovefoot geranium

German: Weicher Storchschnabel

Mandarin: 杞瘺鑰侀钩鑽 (ruan mao lao guan cao)

Portuguese: Bico-de-pomba-menor

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Geraniales (35)

        Family: Geraniaceae (17) (family description)

          Genus: Geranium (13)

           Epithet: molle L. (5)

Synonym: Geranium album Picard

album => dead white, without lustre

molle => soft, tender, usually meaning pubescent like velvet

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Geranium molle at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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