Pelargonium praemorsum

Pelargonium praemorsum has two subspecies one with white flowers and the other with pink to purple flowers, The flowers are very big and the upper petals resemble a butterfly. This plant is listed under the section Jenkinsonia which has similar shaped flowers to pelargonium endlicherianum, It was given the name prae-morsum meaning bitten off in Latin because of the shape of the leaves which appear sawn off at the ends. It is native to Namaqualand where it grows in rocky areas up to 30 cm s in height with zig zaggy stems.

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