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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Pelargonium gibbosum
 
  
Author:  Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle 1789
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  West Cape, South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  80 centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Gouty Pelargonium, Knotted Pelargonium, Arthritic Pelargonium
Synonyms:  Geranium gibbosum L. 1753
   This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name as a Pelargonium by Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle in 1789. It is found on the south-west coast of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stems can grow to four centimetres in diameter, and reach 80 centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.