Eriospermum porphyrovalve Baker

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Synonyms: eriospermum pilosum Poelln.
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Status: Native
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,S
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 16.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 174. (Includes a picture).

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 5 - 6.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 122. also as Eriospermum pilosum

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Flora of Botswana: Eriospermum porphyrovalve
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eriospermum porphyrovalve

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eriospermum porphyrovalve
African Plant Database: Eriospermum porphyrovalve
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eriospermum porphyrovalve
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eriospermum porphyrovalve
Plants of the World Online: Eriospermum porphyrovalve
Tropicos: Eriospermum porphyrovalve
Wikipedia: Eriospermum porphyrovalve

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Eriospermum porphyrovalve., retrieved 30 November 2023

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