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Family: PEDALIACEAE 

 Pterodiscus kellerianus
 

Photo by Carl Frederick.

  
Author:  Hans Schinz 1893-1899?
Family:  Pedaliaceae
Habitat:  Ethiopia, C-NE Somalia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  5-15 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow - Pink - Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Pedaliaceae family was given this name somewhere between1893-1899 by Hans Schinz. It is found in Ethiopia and central to north-eastern Somalia, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four centimetres, and depending on the location, the plants grow from five to fifteen centimetres high. The flowers vary as well, gong from yellow over pink to red.