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.

Zambia: 5 taxa.

Eriospermum flagelliforme

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
flagelliforme (Baker) J.C. ManningB,N,W,C,SNw,N,C,S,WDescription, Image
kirkii BakerEEDescription, Image
mackenii (Hook. f.) Baker subsp. mackenii B,N,SN,S,WImage
porphyrovalve BakerW,SNw,S
triphyllum BakerC,SN,C,W

Other sources of information about Eriospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Eriospermum
Flora of Malawi: Eriospermum
Flora of Mozambique: Eriospermum
Flora of Zimbabwe: 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
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eriospermum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eriospermum
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eriospermum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Eriospermum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=338, retrieved 19 September 2020

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