|Author: ||Focke Albers,
Namibia, Cape Province + Free State; South Africa
||Minimum - Medium
Pink - Pale Yellow
Sarcocaulon salmoniflorum R.O.Moffett, 1979.
Monsonia apiculata, E.Mey.
Monsonia macilenta, E.Mey.
This member of the
Geraniaceae family was
given this name
by Focke Albers in 1996. It is
found in southern Namibia and the Cape Province in South Africa,
growing in a well drained soil with little to some water and lots of
sun. The stems will grow up to five centimetres in diameter and 40
centimetres long. The flowers are from pale yellow to pale pink.
The genera is named for Lady Ann Monson, 18th century plant
collector on the Cape of Good Hope and in Bengal. The species name
for its salmon-coloured flowers.
This is a winter-grower.