African Plant Database


Eriospermum cooperi Baker
Family : Eriospermaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 15: 265 (1876)
Information on the genus : Eriospermum
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eriospermum cooperi Baker var. cooperi (1876)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Eriospermum hygrophilum Baker (1904)
=Eriospermum sprengerianum Schinz (1896)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Eriospermum cooperi Baker var. cooperi (1876)
Eriospermum cooperi var. natalense (Baker) P. L. Perry (1994)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with hysteranthous leaves and inflorescence to 60 cm tall; flowers cyathiform; tepals 4-6 mm long, white to pale green or green to brown.
Ecology : S. Africa, Swaziland: mainly in grassland at higher altitudes. May occur in Zimbabwe, but no specimens known. – Not mapped.
  S. Africa, Swaziland: mainly in grassland at higher altitudes. May occur in Zimbabwe, but no specimens known. – Not mapped.
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 175240
 
Record n°175240 modified 2013-11-26
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