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Meaning of PELARGONIUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  geraniums native chiefly to South Africa; widely cultivated
 

PELARGONIUM is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: genus Pelargonium
 
 See Also: apple geranium, bedding geranium, family Geraniaceae, fish geranium, Geraniaceae, geranium family, hanging geranium, ivy geranium, ivy-leaved geranium, lemon geranium, nutmet geranium, Pelargonium graveolens, Pelargonium hortorum, Pelargonium limoneum, Pelargonium odoratissimum, Pelargonium peltatum, rose geranium, rosid dicot genus, sweet-scented geranium, zonal pelargonium

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pel`ar*go"ni*um\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a stork.]
(Bot.)
A large genus of plants of the order {Geraniace[ae]},
differing from Geranium in having a spurred calyx and an
irregular corolla.

Note: 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}.

 

 

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