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L'Héritier in Aiton: Hortus Kewensis 2 (1789) 418.
<40 cm long, <4.5 cm broad, bi-pinnati-partite or bi-pinnatisect, the pinnae forming whorls along the rachis. Softly hairy. Stipules linear to narrowly triangular.
Zygomorphic, similar in shape to a pea-flower. Peduncle up to 12 cm, carrying several pseudo-umbles, each with 10 and more flowers. Pedicel 2-3 mm.
5, lanceolate. Hypanthium 10-15 mm.
Upper erect, close together, anterior enclosing the anthers. Obovate, ca. 15x4 mm. Colour: pink, creamy, yellow, upper with red markings.
The Groot Winterhoek mountain overlooking the beautiful valley of Tulbagh, with its fertile orchards and vineyards. The slopes abound with different hoareas, and are obviously very fertile as well, the photograph of the plant in habitat (above) was taken here - some of the plumpest rapaceums I have ever seen, just compare with the poor waterlogged sisters on the P. trifoliolatum webpage.
Curtis's Botanical Magazine, 1817, Tab. 1877.
corydaliflorum (Sweet) DC.
flavum (Burm. f.) L'Herit. (see Clifton R. T. F.: Geranium Family Check List, ed. IV, part 4: Pelargonium (1999) p. 57.)
nutans (Sweet) DC.
prolificum (L.) Steud.
selinum (Andr.) Pers.
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