Nicholas Edward Brown, 1906
Southern Mozambique, Namibia, Northern South Africa,
- Red - Dark Red / Yellow
luridus, Hook.f. ?
This member of the
Pedaliaceae family was described by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1906. It is found in
southern Mozambique, Namibia, northern South Africa and
Zimbabwe, growing in a semi-drained soil with some water and sun.
The stem will grow from three to ten centimetres, the branches reaches op to 30
centimetres. The flowers wary from yellow to
yellow/dark red. It can be reproduced
both by cuttings and seeds.
The genera name from Latin
ptero; 'winged' and Latin discus; 'disc'. The species
name after the area it was found in; Ngamiland in Botswana.