Two photo of the caudex by
Vered A. Mann.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was
given this name by Robert Sweet in 1822. It is found in
Angola, Congo, north-eastern
South Africa and Tanganyika,
well-drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow
to five centimetres in diameter, the whole plant can reach 65
centimetres height. The flowers are pink, and
the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.