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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium ladysmithianum
 

 Photo of a young plant by Vered A. Mann.

  
Author:  Reinhard Gustav Paul Knuth 1930
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Western Cape; South Africa
Soil:  Mixed
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  5 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

An old, flowering plant by David Victor.

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Reinhard Gustav Paul Knuth in 1930. It is found in Western Cape, the most southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The leaves will reach five centimetres while the inflorescence are 20 to 25 centimetres high, with white flowers. The caudex - or rather tuber is thought to reach four centimetres in diameter.

Named after the city of Ladysmith in which proximity is was found.

 Photos by Vered A. Mann.