Stork’s bill family
The Stork’s bill family – geraniaceae – comprises about 700 species of plants mainly spread in temperate and subtropical countries. They are herbs and bushes, specially used in gardening, such as geraniums.
Leaves (1): Alternate, composite or lobed, with stipules. Glandular and fragrant.
Stems (2): Generally herbaceous, erect. Glandular and fragrant.
Regular. Grouped in cymes, quite conspicuous. Glandular and fragrant.
Calyx: 5 free sepals.
Corolla: 5 free petals.
Stamens: 10 o 15, no all fertile.
Carpels: 5 joined.
The most important ones are the following:
22 April, 2019