Geranium incanum Burm.f.
  • Spec. Bot. Geran.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Geranium incanum Burm.f. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000700650. Accessed on: 05 Jun 2020'

Morphology

Petals obovate, 6–15 mm. long, 4–8 mm. wide, refuse, white, pink or mauve with dark veins.

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    Stamens: filaments narrowly lanceolate, 4.2–6 mm. long, hispid to pubescent at base, cream or brown; anthers 1.2–1.5 mm. long, 0.6–0.8 mm. wide, yellowish-brown.

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    Ovary pubescent; stigmas 1–4 mm. long, red or pale pink.

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    Mericarps smooth, pilose; mature rostrum 13–27 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide, pubescent or glandular.

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    Seeds 1.6–2 mm. long, 0.9–1.2 mm. wide, glabrous; testa covered with a shallow reticulate pattern, pale pink to dark brown.

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    Perennial semiscandent, creeping and scrambling herb up to 1 m. long; stems longitudinally grooved, pilose (or glabrous below) but sometimes becoming nearly tomentose or densely glandular on the upper parts.

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    Leaves: lowermost in basal rosettes, middle ones alternate or opposite, and the terminal sets usually opposite; lamina 3–7-lobed nearly to the base; lobes 0.5–2 mm. wide at the base, ovate to elliptic in outline, deeply divided into linear or oblong-lanceolate segments, pilose above and silvery tomentose beneath; petiole 0.5–25 cm. long, longitudinally grooved, pilose; stipules divided nearly to the base into linear-lanceolate segments, 3–15 mm. long, pilose especially on the abaxial surface.

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    Inflorescence 2-flowered; peduncle 1–3 cm. long, pilose to tomentose or glandular; pedicels 1–4 cm. long; bracts linear-lanceolate, 2–7 mm. long, hyaline along the edges, pilose or tomentose.

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    Sepals ovate-lanceolate, 5–10 mm. long, 2–3 mm. wide, cuspidate, 3-nerved and pilose, hispid to tomentose and with glandular hairs outside.

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    Inflorescence 2-flowered; peduncle 1–13 cm. long, pilose, tomentose or glandular; pedicels 1–4 cm. long, pilose, tomentose or glandular; bracts 2–7 mm. long, linear-lanceolate, hyaline at the edge, pilose or tomentose.

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    Petals 9–15 × 4–8 mm., obovate, retuse at the apex, white, pink or mauve with dark veins.

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    Sepals 5–10 × 2–3 mm., ovate-lanceolate, cuspidate, 3-nerved and pilose.

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    Leaf-lamina 3–7-lobed, divided nearly to the base; lobes 0·5–2 mm. across at base, ovate to elliptic in outline, deeply divided into linear to oblong-lanceolate segments, pilose above and tomentose below; petiole 0·5–25 cm. long, longitudinally furrowed, pilose; stipules 3–15 mm. long, lacerated nearly to the base into linear-lanceolate segments, pilose.

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    Perennial herb, creeping and scrambling; stems longitudinally furrowed, pilose, but sometimes becoming nearly tomentose or densely glandular on the upper parts of the stems.

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    Ovary pubescent; stigmas 5.

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    Stamens 10, filaments about 6 mm. long, narrowly lanceolate.

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    Seeds glabrous; testa covered with a shallow reticulate pattern.

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    Cocci smooth, pilose; mature rostrum 13–27 × 1–2 mm., pubescent or glandular; stigmas 1–4 mm. long.

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    Diffuse perennial with thickened taproot. Leaves 3-7-lobed to base with lobes pinnatisect to bipinnatisect, long-petioled, glabrous or sparsely hairy above, densely white-hairy beneath. Flowers 1 or 2 on axillary peduncles, 15-30 mm diam., white with dark veins or pink to mauve.

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    Habitat

    Damp, mostly coastal sands.

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    Distribution

    Cape Peninsula to Port Alfred.

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     Information From

    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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