1012.000 Eriospermum Jacq. ex Willd.

Description of the genus

Description as for the family.

Derivation of name: from the Greek: erion meaning wool, spermum a seed, referring to the hairy seeds.

Zimbabwe: 12 taxa.

Eriospermum flagelliforme

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
andongense Welw.W,E
cecilii Baker[End][DD]EDescription
cooperi BakerW,C,E
flagelliforme (Baker) J.C. ManningN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
flexuosum Welw.N,C
kiboense KrauseN,C,E,S
kirkii Baker?Description, Image
mackenii (Hook. f.) Baker subsp. galpinii (Schinz) P.L. PerryC
mackenii (Hook. f.) Baker subsp. mackenii W,C,E,SDescription, Image
mackenii (Hook. f.) Baker subsp. phippsii (Wild) P.L. Perry[NrEnd][LR-nt]EDescription, Image
porphyrovalve BakerN,W,C,E,S
triphyllum BakerW,S

Other sources of information about Eriospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Eriospermum
Flora of Malawi: Eriospermum
Flora of Mozambique: Eriospermum
Flora of Zambia: Eriospermum

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eriospermum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eriospermum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Eriospermum
Wikipedia: Eriospermum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eriospermum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eriospermum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Eriospermum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=338, retrieved 29 November 2022

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