Joseph von Jacquin, 1794
Cape; South Africa
Cream - Pink / Dark Red
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This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin in 1794. It is found
in south of Western Cape in the southern South Africa, growing in a sandy
or other well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
centimetres in diameter or more, the entire plant to twelve centimetres in
flowers are white, cream, yellow or pink with dark red
name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits,
which resembles the bills of storks. The species name referring to the length of the leaves.