Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Eriospermum schlechteri

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 Eriospermum schlechteri   Eriospermum schlechteri
 Eriospermum schlechteri


Sandstone slopes in fynbos.


Flowering time

February to April


Plants up to 25cm high. Tuber subglobose, flesh deep-pink, growing point several, apical. Leaf is dry at flowering, erect, elliptical, ribbed. Flowers in a lax raceme, on a wiry peduncle, star-shaped, bright yellow, pedicels wiry, up to 20mm long. From Greek: erion, wool; sperma, seed: = seed covered with white hairs.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 22