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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium pilosellifolium
 

Photo by David Victor.

  
Author:  Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel 1841
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Southern South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  15-32 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pink / Red
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Hoarea pilosellifolia Christian Friedrich Ecklon & Carl Ludwig Philipp Zeyher 1834.

A young caudex by Vered A. Mann.

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel in 1841. It is found along the south coast of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, 5,5 centimetres long, the entire plant from fifteen to 32 centimetres in height, included the inflorecence. The flowers are white to pink with a broad, dark red stripe..

The species name refers to the hairiness of the leaves: pilosus.