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Published In: Diagnoses Plantarum Orientalium Novarum, ser. 1 1: 59. 1843. (Diagn. Pl. Orient., ser. 1,) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Contributor Text: YASIN J. NASIR
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: March-April.
Type: Type: ‘in monte Gebel Akadar regni Mascate’ Aucher-Eloy 4303 (G, iso. K!).
Distribution: Distribution: NE. Africa, Egypt, Arabia, S.W. Iran and Baluchistan. Sparingly recorded from Pakistan. It is very close to Geranium ocellatum but also bears some resemblance to Geranium molle and Geranium divaricatum; it can be distinguished from the former by the puberulous mericarps and latter by the entire petals.
Illustration: Geranium mascatense Boiss. (Illustration)
Map Location: Baluchistan: S. Makran: G-2 c. 12 miles from Mund, on way to Turbat, M. Qaiser et al. 1056 (KUH).


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Similar to Geranium ocellatum in habit, but differs in the larger (up to 3 mm long), transverse, deeply furrowed and puberulous mericarps.
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