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Photo By Vered A. Mann.

Same plant., two years old. Photo by Vered A. Mann.

And a plant by Vered A. Mann.

Author: Ib Friis & Michael G. Gilbert, 1976
Origin:  Ethiopia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  24 Centimetres
Flower:  Red
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Ib Friis and Michael George Gilbert in 1976. It is found in Ethiopia, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The swollen stem can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 24 centimetres in height. The flowers are red.

The genera name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the bills of storks. The species name after Borana Awraja in Ethiopia.

Photo from Specks Exotica.

    And the year after; the flower.