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(Science: botany) A large genus of plants of the order Geraniaceae, differing from geranium in having a spurred calyx and an irregular corolla.

About one hundred and seventy species are known, nearly all of them natives of south Africa, and many having very beautiful blossoms. See the note under geranium.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A stork.

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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 you ...

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by AhmedSprouse
Sat Jun 01, 2013 10:58 am
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How does a flower get bright color??

... ingredients. They are named for the flowers in which they were first found, such as the scarlet "pelargonidin" from the geranium or Pelargonium, the purple "petunidin" from the Petunia, or the blue-violet "delphinidin" from the Delphinium. It is these anthocyanidin ...

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by dipjyoti
Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:41 pm
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Topic: How does a flower get bright color??
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