Graham Williamson, 1998
North-Western South Africa
Mix - Grit
White - Whitish-Green - (Pale
This member of the
was given this name by Graham Williamson in 1998. It is found in northern
Namaqualand, north of Steinkopf, towards summit of Umdaus in western
South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to
two centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to four centimetres in height. The flowers are whitish green to white - and
perhaps pale pink?.
The species name from the Greek word anakamptein,
meaning 'to bend backwards' or 'restore', and Greek; eros;
'love'. The species name from Latin pisum; "pea", because of
the pea-green colour of the leaves.