M. Marais, 1997
Province; South Africa
||Yellow / Red
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Elizabeth M. Marais in 1997. It is found
from Namaqualand to Northern Cape Province in South Africa, growing in a
sandy or other well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant from seven to twelve centimetres in
flowers are pale yellow with red markings.
The genera name from Greek;
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the
bills of storks. The species name means 'furry petals'.