Eriospermum mackenii (Hook. f.) Baker
subsp. mackenii

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Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

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Synonyms: Bulbine mackenii Hook. f.
Eriospermum junodi Baker
Eriospermum veratriforme Poelln.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal cultivated in Hort. Kew.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: mackenii: after Mark Johnston McKen (1823-1872), Scottish plant collector and herbarium curator at the Durban Botanic Gardens.
Habitat: In rocky grassland.
Altitude range: Up to 1900 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,S,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 16 August 2016
Literature:

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) Pages 2 - 3. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Mozambique: Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eriospermum mackenii
African Plant Database: Eriospermum mackenii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eriospermum mackenii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eriospermum mackenii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Eriospermum mackenii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Eriospermum mackenii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eriospermum mackenii
JSTOR Plant Science: Eriospermum mackenii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Eriospermum mackenii
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Eriospermum mackenii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eriospermum mackenii
Plants of the World Online: Eriospermum mackenii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Eriospermum mackenii
Tropicos: Eriospermum mackenii
Wikipedia: Eriospermum mackenii


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: Species information: Eriospermum mackenii subsp. mackenii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=113650, retrieved 4 July 2020

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