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Pelargonium endlicherianum

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 Still a young plant by Vered A. Mann.

Older plants might loose the caudex. Photo by Vered A. Mann.

Nice, little and round caudex of a young seedling and the year after.  Photo by Vered A. Mann.

Author: Eduard Fenzl, 1842
Origin:  Armenia, Turkey
Soil:  Mix - Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  30-50 Centimetres
Flower:  Dark Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Turkish Pelargonium
Synonyms:  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 height. The 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.

Large plant from

The flowers by Averater,