Flower by Vered A. Mann.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Rune Bertil Nordenstam in 1987. It is found
in Koekenkaap; Vanrhynsorp in central western South Africa, growing in a well drained
quartzite gravel with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 3,5
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to five centimetres in
inflorescence can reach 20 centimetres with cream to yellow flowers
with red markings.
named in honour of Karl Heinz Rechinger (1906-1998), Austrian
botanist and friend of the author, for his 80 years birthday.
This is a winter grower.