Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Eriospermum cernuum

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 Eriospermum cernuum   Eriospermum cernuum
 Eriospermum cernuum   Eriospermum cernuum


Damp sites on sandstone soils


Flowering time

February to April


Plants up to 35cm high. Tuber is pear-shaped or subglobose, with a lateral growing point. Leaf is dry at flowering, erect, lanceolate to heart-shaped, leathery with sometimes a red margin. Flowers in a slender spike-like raceme, cup-shaped, white and slightly scented, pedicels 2-3mm long. Flowers on a slender peduncle. From Greek: erion, wool; sperma, seed: = seed covered with white hairs. cernua = slightly drooping

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 26