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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium cortusifolium
 

A rather young plant by Vered A. Mann.
  
Author:  Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle 1789
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Western Namibia, North Western South Africa
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4-6 Centimetres
Height:  50 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Light Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:   Pelargonium monsoniaefolium Dinter ex Knuth.  "Pelargonium cortusaefolium Andrews 1800".

Photo from Arnes.


Photo by Vered A. Mann.

   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle in 1789. It is found in north western South Africa and western Namibia, growing in grit or another well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The thickened stems  can grow to three to six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 50 centimetres in height. The flowers are white to pale pink.

This is a winter grower.


Photo by Vered A. Mann.