Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Eriospermum dielsianum

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 Eriospermum dielsianum   Eriospermum dielsianum
 Eriospermum dielsianum


Coastal fynbos in damp, peaty soil


Flowering time

January to April


Plants up to 25cm high, sometimes clumped. Tuber simple or multiple, pear-shaped to subglobose, with a lateral growing point. Leaf is dry at flowering, erect, lanceolate to heart-shaped, petiole and blade usually hairy. Flowers are in a cylindrical raceme, cup- or star-shaped, white, pedicels up to 20mm long. Flowers borne on a slender peduncle. From Greek: erion, wool; sperma, seed: = seed covered with white hairs.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22