||Mix - Grit
Geraniospermum endlicherianum, Kuntze.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Eduard Fenzl in 1842. It is found
in Armenia and Turkey (and between?), growing in a well drained soil like grit with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex might disappear by
age, the entire plant to 30 or even 50 centimetres in
flowers are dark pink.
The genera name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the
ripening fruits, which resembles the bills of storks. The species
name in honour of Stephan Friedrich Ladislaus Endlicher,1804-1849.