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Photo by Vered A. Mann.

The top of the caudex by Vered A. Mann.

The flowers by Jan Movitz,

Author: Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus, 1934
Origin:  Southern South Africa
Soil:  Sandy
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3,5 Centimetres
Height:  18 Centimetres
Flower:  Light Greenish
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus in 1934. It is found in southern South Africa, growing in a sandy or other well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to three and a half centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to eighteen centimetres in height. The flowers are light greenish.

The genera name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the bills of storks. The species name after Mrs Emily Ferguson, a plant collector in South Africa.

A single leaf by Vered A. Mann.