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Key to Geraniaceae

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1. Flower ± bilateral; nectary 1, deeply embedded into receptacle; fertile stamens 1–7, united at base ..... PELARGONIUM

1' Flower radial (± bilateral); nectaries 5, on petal bases; fertile stamens 5 or 10, free

2. Fertile stamens generally 10; leaf palmately lobed to divided ..... GERANIUM

2' Fertile stamens generally 5; leaf crenate to shallowly ± palmately lobed or generally pinnately lobed to compound

3. Staminodes 0; leaf simple, ± palmately lobed or not, veins ± palmate ..... CALIFORNIA

3' Staminodes 5, alternate stamens; leaf simple to pinnately compound, veins pinnate ..... ERODIUM


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