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.

Malawi: 3 taxa.

Eriospermum flagelliforme

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
flagelliforme (Baker) J.C. ManningN,C,SDescription, Image
kiboense KrauseN
kirkii BakerN,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Eriospermum:

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Flora of Botswana: 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 Malawi: Genus page: Eriospermum.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=338, retrieved 17 April 2024

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