Eriospermum porphyrovalve Baker

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Synonyms: eriospermum pilosum Poelln.
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Status: Native
Notes: The specimens on which the description of E. pilosum Poelln. were based are presumed lost but from the description it is considered probably a form of E. pophyrovalve.
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Botswana distribution: N,SE
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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 Zambia: Eriospermum porphyrovalve
Flora of Zimbabwe: Eriospermum porphyrovalve

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Eriospermum porphyrovalve., retrieved 15 December 2019

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