The flowers and a single leaf
by Amir Auerbach.
This member of the Geraniaceae family was described by Christian
Ferdinand Friedrich Hochstetter
It is found in the eastern part of Africa, growing in a rich but well
drained soil with quite
some water and part shade. It will raise up to 75 centimetres. The flowers are white with a dark pink centre. It can be
reproduced both by cuttings and seeds.
The genera name from Greek;
pelargos; 'stork' for the ripening fruits, which resembles the
bills of storks. The species name means 'five'loabed' for the