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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium bubonifolium
 

A young plant by Vered A. Mann.

  
Author:  Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, 1806
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Namibia, South Africa
Soil:  Clay - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pale Pink/Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

A young plant by Vered A. Mann.

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Christiaan Hendrik Persoon in 1806. It is found in Namibia and South Africa, growing in a clayish but well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to twenty centimetres in height. The flowers are from white to pale pink with red markings.

The species name; bubonifolium refers to the leaves being Bubon-like (Apiaceae; like carrot).

This is a winter grower.

 

Two flowers by Vered A. Mann.

Dormant plant by Vered A. Mann.