Eriospermum bakerianum Schinz
subsp. bakerianum

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Eriospermum bakerianum subsp. bakerianum

Photo: Orty Bourquin
Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.

Eriospermum bakerianum subsp. bakerianum

Photo: Orty Bourquin
Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.

Eriospermum bakerianum subsp. bakerianum

Photo: Orty Bourquin
Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.

Eriospermum bakerianum subsp. bakerianum

Photo: Orty Bourquin
Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.

Eriospermum bakerianum subsp. bakerianum

Photo: Orty Bourquin
Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.

Eriospermum bakerianum subsp. bakerianum

Photo: Orty Bourquin
Modisa Wildlife Project,Grassland Game Farm, Ghanzi district.

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Synonyms: Eriospermum bechuanicum Baker
Eriospermum lineare Poelln.
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb up to 25 cm high growing from a small globose or elongated tuber with 1-several growing points per tuber. Leaves 1-4 per growing point, narrowly lanceolate to elliptic, up to 12 cm long, sheathing at the base, appearing together with the inflorescence.Inflorescence laxly up to 16-flowered. Pedicels up to 7 cm long, hairless, green. Flowers bell-shaped to recurved, white with a dark reddish-brown mid-vein on the tepals. Capsule up to 7 mm long.
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Habitat: In sandy loam soils in open and overgrazed areas.
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Worldwide distribution: Namibia, Botswana and northern South Africa.
Botswana distribution: N,SW,SE
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Content last updated: Monday 21 March 2016
Literature:

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 247. (Includes a picture).

Perry, P.L. (2010). Eriospermaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Pages 6 - 8.

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

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


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 bakerianum subsp. bakerianum.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=217610, retrieved 9 December 2019

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