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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium nephrophyllum
 

Photo by Juergen Menzel.

  
Author:  Elizabeth M. Marais 1992
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Southern Namaqualand; South Africa
Soil:  Sandy - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:   Centimetres
Height:   Centimetres
Flower:  Light - Dark Pink / Dark Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

 The dormant caudex by Vered A. Mann. 

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Elizabeth M. Marais in 1992. It is found near van Rhynsdorp in southern Namaqualand; South Africa, growing in a sandy or other well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to two centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 8 centimetres in height. The flowers are from light to dark pink with dark red markings.

This is a winter grower. The flowers emerges before the leaves.

 

Photo by Juergen Menzel.