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.

Botswana: 10 taxa.

Eriospermum flagelliforme

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

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
bakerianum Schinz subsp. bakerianum N,SW,SEDescription, Image
corymbosum Baker
flagelliforme (Baker) J.C. ManningSW,SEDescription, Image
mackenii (Hook. f.) Baker subsp. galpinii (Schinz) P.L. PerryN,SW
porphyrium Archibald
porphyrovalve BakerN,SE
rautaneii SchinzN,SW
roseum SchinzSW?
seineri Engl. & K. Krause [End][DD]
triphyllum Baker[DD]

Other sources of information about Eriospermum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Eriospermum
Flora of Mozambique: Eriospermum
Flora of Zambia: Eriospermum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eriospermum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eriospermum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Eriospermum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Eriospermum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Eriospermum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Eriospermum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Eriospermum
JSTOR Plant Science: Eriospermum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eriospermum
Plants of the World Online: Eriospermum
Tropicos: Eriospermum
Wikipedia: Eriospermum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Genus page: Eriospermum.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=338, retrieved 19 June 2024

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