Eriospermum andongense Welw.

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Common names:
Status: Doubtful
Notes: Although reported from Zimbabwe in Mapaura & Timberlake, 2004: 90, no specimens were seen and this probably concerns an error.
Derivation of specific name: andongense: named for Punto Andongo in Angola.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Angola.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 16.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 90.

Perry, P.L. (2010). Eriospermaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Page 12.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eriospermum andongense
African Plant Database: Eriospermum andongense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eriospermum andongense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eriospermum andongense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eriospermum andongense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eriospermum andongense
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eriospermum andongense
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Eriospermum andongense
iNaturalist: Eriospermum andongense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eriospermum andongense
JSTOR Plant Science: Eriospermum andongense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eriospermum andongense
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eriospermum andongense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eriospermum andongense
Plants of the World Online: Eriospermum andongense
Tropicos: Eriospermum andongense
Wikipedia: Eriospermum andongense

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eriospermum andongense., retrieved 27 September 2021

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