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1. (Science: botany) a genus of plants having a beaklike tours or receptacle, around which the seed capsules are arranged, and membranous projections, or stipules, at the joints. most of the species have showy flowers and a pungent odour. Called sometimes crane's-bill.

2. (Science: botany) a cultivated pelargonium.

many plants referred to the genus geranium by the earlier botanists are now separated from it under the name of pelargonium, which includes all the commonly cultivated geraniums, mostly natives of south africa.

Origin: L, fr. Gr, from crane: cf. F. Geranium. See Crane.

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[Research request] Rooting Response in cuttings

Hey guys, I need an old research titled "Haun, J.R. and Cornell, P.W., 1951. Rooting response of geranium ( Pelargonium hortorum Baily, Var. Richard) cuttings as influenced by nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium nutrition of the stock plant." Can you help me? Thank ...

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How does a flower get bright color??

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