genus Geranium


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Noun1.genus Geranium - genus of mostly North American geraniums: cranesbills
plant genus - a genus of plants
family Geraniaceae, Geraniaceae, geranium family - chiefly herbaceous plants
crane's bill, cranesbill - any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geranium
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In Part I, Chapter 2 describes the history of nomenclature, usage, and cultivation of Geranium and Pelargonium species; Chapter 3 deals with the taxonomy of Geranium species and cultivars, origins and growth in the wild; Chapter 4 is on the phytochemistry of the genus Geranium; Chapter 5 is a description of cultivation and harvesting of Geranium macrorrhizum and Geranium sanguineum for medicinal use in Bulgaria; Chapter 6 describes the production, extraction, distillation and use of the essential oil of Geranium macrorrhizum and Geranium sanguineum; and, Chapter 7 deals with the use of Geranium species extracts as herbal medicines.