Geranium is a genus of 422 species of flowering annual, biennial, and perennial plants that are commonly known as the cranesbills. Geranium dissectum or Cut-leaved Crane's-bill is a plant species of the genus Geranium. Plants are living Organisms belonging to the kingdom Plantae. The flowering plants or angiosperms ( Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta) are the most widespread group Dicotyledons, or "dicots", is a name for a group of Flowering plants whose Seed typically has two embryonic leaves or Cotyledons There The Geraniales are a small order of Flowering plants included within the rosid subgroup of Dicotyledons The largest family in the order is the Geraniaceae Geraniaceae is a family of Flowering plants placed in the order Geraniales. Carl Linnaeus (Latinized as Carolus Linnaeus, also known after his ennoblement as, May 23 new style (13 May old style 1707 who laid the foundations for Year 1753 ( MDCCLIII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year The Cranesbills are a genus Geranium, of 422 species There are three subgenera divided in sections and subsections: Geranium subg A genus (plural genera from Γένος Latin genus "descent family type gender" is a low-level Taxonomic Botanically an annual plant is a Plant that usually germinates, Flowers and dies in one Year. A biennial plant is a flowering Plant that takes two years to complete its lifecycle. A perennial plant or perennial ( Latin per, "through" annus, "year" is a Plant that lives for more than Plants are living Organisms belonging to the kingdom Plantae. It is found throughout the temperate regions of the world and the mountains of the tropics, but mostly in the eastern part of the Mediterranean region. The Mediterranean Basin refers to the lands around and surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. These attractive flowers will grow in any soil as long as it is not waterlogged. Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in summer, by seed or by division in autumn or spring. Plant propagation is the process of artificially or naturally propagating (distributing or spreading Plants Sexual propagation (seed See also
The species Geranium viscosissimum is considered to be protocarnivorous. A protocarnivorous plant (sometimes also paracarnivorous, subcarnivorous, or borderline carnivore) according to some definitions traps and kills
The name "cranesbill" derives from the appearance of the seed-heads, which have the same shape as the bill of a crane. Cranes are large long-legged and long-necked Birds of the order Gruiformes, and family Gruidae. The genus name is derived from the Greek word geranos, meaning "crane". Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly The long, palmately cleft leaves are broadly circular in form. In Botany, a leaf is an above-ground Plant organ specialized for Photosynthesis. Their rose, pink to blue or white flowers have 5 petals.
Cranesbills are eaten by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Brown-tail and Mouse Moth. A larva ( Latin; plural larvae) is a juvenile form of Animal with indirect development, undergoing Metamorphosis (for example Lepidoptera is an order of Insect that includes Moths and butterflies. The Brown-tail ( Euproctis chrysorrhoea) is a Moth of the family Lymantriidae. The Mouse Moth ( Amphipyra tragopoginis) is a Moth of the family Noctuidae.
Confusingly, "geranium" is also the common name of members of the genus Pelargonium, which were formerly classified in the cranesbill genus. For Wikipedia aspects see WikipediaNaming conventions (common names, WikipediaNaming conventions, and WikipediaStyle manual. Pelargonium is a Genus of Flowering plants which includes about 200 Species of perennial, succulent, and Shrub In the United States, true Geraniums are frequently distinguished from the less hardy Pelargoniums as (rather redundantly) "hardy geraniums" by gardeners and in the horticultural trade. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the One can make the distinction between the two by looking at the flowers : Geranium has symmetrical flowers, while Pelargonium has irregular or maculate petals. A flower, also known as a bloom or Blossom, is the reproductive structure found in Flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also A petal (from Ancient Greek petalon "leaf" "thin plate" regarded as a highly modified leaf is one member or part of the corolla Other former members of the genus are now classified in genus Erodium, including the plants known as filarees in North America. Erodium is a genus of the botanical family Geraniaceae. The genus includes about 60 species for the most part originating in Erodium is a genus of the botanical family Geraniaceae. The genus includes about 60 species for the most part originating in
Geranium phaeum - from Thomé Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz 1885
Johnson's Blue, garden hybrid of Geranium pratense
Flower and seed-head of Herb Robert
This article is a list of diseases of Geraniums ( Pelargonium) Geranium maculatum, the Spotted Geranium, Wood Geranium, or Wild Geranium is a woodland Perennial plant native to eastern Pink is a pale Red Color that was first recorded in the 17th century to describe the pale red Flowers of pinks, Flowering plants