Photo by Cok Grootscholten.
The flowers from Geraniaceae.com.
I had expected more caudex. Photo by
Douglas Eustonbrown, Inaturalist.org
A leaf by Elena Ioganson, Inaturalist.org.
William Henry Harvey, 1841
Western South Africa
25 (50) Centimetres
Yellow-Pink - Dusky Pink /
anethifolium , Kuntze.
Pelargonium callosum, E.Mey.
Pelargonium peucedanifolium, F.Dietr.
Polyactium anethifolium, Eckl. & Zeyh.
Polyactium peucedanifolium, Eckl. & Zeyh.
This member of the Geraniaceae
was given this name by William Henry Harvey in 1841. It is found in Western South
Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to
three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 25 centimetres in height, 50 with the flowers which are yellow-green to dusky
pink flowers with wine-red marks.
he genera name from
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which
resembles the bills of storks. The species name is derived from
Latin anethum; 'anise' and -folius; 'leaved'.