pelargonium graveolens meaning

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Noun: Pelargonium graveolens
  1. Any of several southern African geraniums having fragrant three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and pink flowers
    - rose geranium, sweet-scented geranium

Type of: geranium

Part of: genus Pelargonium, Pelargonium

Encyclopedia: Pelargonium graveolens


  1. "Pelargonium graveolens " is also known by taxonomic synonyms " Geranium terebinthinaceum"
  2. Commercial vendors often list the source of geranium or rose geranium essential oil as " Pelargonium graveolens ", regardless of its botanical name.
  3. ""'Pelargonium graveolens " "'is an uncommon " Pelargonium " species native to the Cape Provinces and the Northern Provinces of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
  4. Most champa incenses also incorporate other tree resins, such as Halmaddi ( " Ailanthus triphysa " ) and Benzoin resin, as well as other floral ingredients, including Champaca ( " Magnolia champaca " ), Geranium ( " Pelargonium graveolens " ), and Vanilla ( " Vanilla planifolia " ) to produce a more intense, Plumeria-like aroma.

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