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Family: PEDALIACEAE 

 Pterodiscus ruspolii
 

Photo from Specks.

 

  

Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler 1897
Family:  Pedaliaceae
Habitat:  Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:  Bright Yellow - Orange
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Narrow Leaf Pterodiscus
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1897. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The  bright yellow to orange flowers sometimes have a red or purple centre. The caudex can grow to ten centimetres in diameter while the annual stems reach 30 centimetres in height.