Pelargonium nephrophyllum

Pelargonium nephrophyllum is a rare and newly found species discovered in areas of Southern Namaqualand, South Africa. It was given the name nephrophyllum by Elizabeth M Marais in 1992 (the department of Botany, University of Stellenbosch). This plant has a tuber which resembles a turnip in shape with a flaky texture, the flowers are pale-dark pink with red markings on the upper petals and the leaves are kidney shaped with rounded edges.

p. nephrophyllum rare