Geraniaceae or the Geranium Family of plants is from the order of Geraniales. This family includes the genus Geranium, Geranium’s called Pelargoniums. Geraniaceae family members are generally herbs or subshrubs. It consists of 7 plant genera and 841 species.
Geraniaceae family members have lobed or divided leaves. They are sometimes opposite or alternate and have stipules. The flowers are symmetrical. They are hermaphroditic or sometimes zygomorphic. They have free petals and sepals are connate. The stigmas are also free. They are usually pollinated by insects. The fruits are usually schizocarp consisting of three or five achenes.
The genera in the Geraniaceae family include: