M. Marais, 1999
||White / Red
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Elizabeth M. Marais in 1999. It is found from Cape Province to
Northern Cape in South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to one
and a half
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to ten centimetres in
flowers are white with red markings.
The genera name from Greek;
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the
bills of storks. The species name
referring to the very small and insignificant petals.
This is a winter-grower.