The caudex of a young plant
by Vered A. Mann.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin somewhere in-between in 1786 and 1793. It is found
in southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil or even
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to fifteen centimetres in
flowers are pale pink.