This member of the
Geraniaceae family was given this name by Nicolaus Joseph
von Jacquin in 1791. It is found
in central western South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to two
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to eight centimetres in
flowers are cream coloured with red markings.
This is a winter grower.