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Young plant by Vered A. Mann.

Photo by Jean-Andre Audissou,

Author: Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, 1806
Origin:  Central South Africa
Soil:  Sandy
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  5 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Cream -Yellow - Pink / Red
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Dimacria undulata Sweet, 1826.
Geranium barbatum
var. undulatum Andrews.
Geranium undulatum
Andrews, 1803.
Dimacria virginea,
Geranium undulatum,
Geranium virgineum,
Pelargonium undulatipetalum,
Pelargonium undulifolium,
Hoffmanns. ex F.Dietr.
Pelargonium virgineum,

This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by Christiaan Hendrik Persoon in 1806. It is found in the central South Africa, growing in a sandy and well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to five centimetres in height. The flowers are from white over cream and yellow to pink 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 shape of the petal edge: Undulate.

The leaves by Cactus Jordi,