1. The Botanical Magazine
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Geranium striatum

Striped Geranium
Class and Order
Monadelphia Decagynia
Generic Character
Monogynia. Stigmata 5. Fructus rostratus 5-coccus.
Specific Character and Synonyms
GERANIUM striatum pedunculis bifloris, foliis quinquelobis: lobis medio dilatatis, petalis bilobis venosoreticulatus. Linn. Syst. Vegetab. p. 616
GERANIUM striatum pedunculis bifloris, foliis caulinis trilobis, obtuse crenatis. Miller's Dict
GERANIUM Romanum versicolor sive striatum
The variable striped Cranesbill. Park. Parad. p. 229.

This species is distinguished by having white petals, finely reticulated with red veins, and the corners of the divisions of the leaves marked with a spot of a purplish brown colour, which Parkinson has long since noticed.

Is said by Linnæus to be a native of Italy, is a very hardy plant, flowers in May and June, and may be propagated by parting its roots in Autumn, or by seed; prefers a loamy soil and shady situation.

55Geranium striatum
Geranium striatum
Striped Geranium

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