Photo from Arnes.
Photo by Vered A. Mann.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was given this name by
Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle in 1789. It is found
in north western South Africa and western Namibia, growing in grit
or another well drained soil with
little to some water and lots of sun. The thickened stems can grow to
three to six
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 50 centimetres in
flowers are white to pale pink.
This is a winter grower.