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 A young plant by Vered A. Mann.

A rather young, dormant caudex by Vered A. Mann.

Two different young plants by Vered A. Mann.

Author: Elizabeth M. Marais, 1999
Origin:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  1,5 Centimetres
Height:  10 Centimetres
Flower:  White / Red
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Elizabeth M. Marais in 1999. It is found from Cape Province to Northern Cape in South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to one and a half centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to ten centimetres in height. The flowers are white with red markings.

The genera name from Greek; pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the bills of storks. The species name referring to the very small and insignificant petals.

This is a winter-grower.

The flowers of a rather young plant by Vered A. Mann.

The flowers of a rather young plant by Vered A. Mann.