Harriet M. Louisa Bolus, 1932
Pale Pink / Red
This member of the
Geraniaceae family was given this name by Harriet Margaret
Louisa Bolus in 1932. It is found
in southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to fifteen centimetres in
flowers are white to pale pink with red markings.
The genera name from Greek;
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the
bills of storks. The species name
referring to the origin of the plant; near Caledon which is a town in
the Overberg region ;Western Cape province in South Africa.