Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Eriospermum nanum

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Sandstone soils


Flowering time

February to May


Plants to 30cm high. Tuber irregularly shaped, growing point is basal to lateral. Leaf is dry at flowering, suberect, heart-shaped. Flowers are in a lax raceme on a slender peduncle. Inner tepals are erect and flowers are cream in colour. Pedicels wiry, up to 30mm long. From Greek: erion, wool; sperma, seed: = seed covered with white hairs. nana = dwarf

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2017 / 3 / 29