Christian F.F. Hochstetter, 1847
Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen
- Greenish-Yellow / Dark Pink
Geraniospermum quinquelobatum, Kuntze, 1891.
Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler, 1892.
Pelargonium inaequilobum, Mast.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was described by Christian
Ferdinand Friedrich Hochstetter
It is found in the eastern part of Africa, growing in a rich but well
drained soil with quite
some water and part shade. It will raise up to 75 centimetres from a
four centimetre caudex. The flowers are white to greenish yellow
with dark pink markings. It can be
reproduced both by cuttings and seeds.
The genera name from Greek;
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the
bills of storks. The species name means 'five'loabed' for the