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
flowers are from white to pale pink with red markings.
The species name; bubonifolium
refers to the leaves being Bubon-like (Apiaceae;
This is a winter grower.