Pelargonium crithmifolium (1)

With its thick stems and a height of up to 1 meter, this species is one of the giants among the succulent Pelargoniums. Only P. carnosum is occasionally taller (up to 1.2 m). The species is characterized by its large, much branched inflorescences which become hard and spine-like and will persist for at least a year. The flowers appear from March to November.
The plants occur sporadically from southern Namibia to the western Great Karoo and the Little Karoo on dry, hot flats and slopes, often in crevices of rocky outcrops.

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pelacrit 2009-05-31 1900
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2 Responses to Pelargonium crithmifolium (1)

  1. I am amazed to see the pelargonium familie is so large !

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  2. Amazing in-depth information…Love the photos.

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