Pelargonium

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Translingual[edit]

Pelargonium tongaense

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πελαργός (pelargós, stork), named by botanist Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle (1746-1800).[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

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Pelargonium n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Geraniaceae — the geraniums.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.
  2. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.

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Noun[edit]

Pelargonium (uncountable)

  1. an extract of the rose geranium, Pelargonium sidoides, used as an alternative medicine