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Author: Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler, 1897
Origin:  Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:  Bright Yellow - Orange / Dark Red
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  Narrow Leaf Pterodiscus
Synonyms:  Pterodiscus intermedius, Engl.
Pterodiscus somaliensis,
Baker ex Stapf
Pterodiscus wellbyi,

This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1897. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The  bright yellow to orange flowers sometimes have a red or purple centre. The caudex can grow to ten centimetres in diameter while the annual stems reach 30 centimetres in height.

The genera name from Latin ptero; 'winged' and Latin discus; 'disc'. The species name after Prince Eugenio Ruspoli, 1866-1893, an Italian nobleman, explorer and plant collector.