Gustav Paul Knuth, 1930
Cape; South Africa
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Reinhard Gustav Paul Knuth in 1930. It is found
in Western Cape, the most southern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The leaves will reach five centimetres
while the inflorescence are 20 to 25 centimetres high, with white
flowers. The caudex - or rather tuber is thought to reach four
centimetres in diameter.
The genera name from Greek;
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the
bills of storks. The species name is name after the area it is found
in : Ladysmith.