Species Pelargonium suburbanum
Pictures from Observations
Etymology of Pelargonium:
Gk. pelargos = a stork; referring to the beak of the fruit which resembles a stork’s bill (cf Geranium, Erodium).
Pelargonium suburbanum Clifford ex C. Boucher
S. African J. Bot. 52(5): 450 (1986)
Sprawling shrublet to 30 cm. Leaves pinnatisect to bipinnatisect, 3--7 cm diam. Flowers to 6 on stout peduncles near the branch tips, 30--40 mm diam., cream to purple, 2 upper petals much wider, subsessile; hypanthium 8--50 mm long. June--Jan. Coastal dunes, SW, AP, SE (Cape Peninsula to Port Elizabeth).