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Pelargonium englerianum

Pelargonium englerianum

Shrub to 1 m tall, but usually shorter. The leaves are heart-shaped, variously incised with crisped margins and roughly hair. The leaves are camphor and rose-cented. Bears a few white flowers (August to April) with purple markings on short axillary peduncles.

P. englerianum closely resembles P. crispum, but the leaves are bigger and the strong lemon scent is absent.

Distribution in the Hex

Dry and rocky or sandy flats of Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos.


  • Manning, J. & Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: the Core Cape flora, Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.