Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Eriospermum
Family: Asparagaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
capense
Sub Species
capense
NOTES

A tuberous geophyte to 30 cm with a single, spreading, heart-shaped leaf which is sparsely hairy.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Fragrant, white, cup-shaped flowers have erect, oblong filaments and are red-tipped with green keels
Colour: White
Common Name
Cottonseed
Bobejaan oor
Elephants ear
Olifants oor
Habitat
NOTES: Leaves frequently see in low vegetation and along roads
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
January
February
March
Synonyms for Species
Eriospermum albucoides
Eriospermum latifolium
Eriospermum ovalifolium
Eriospermum thyrsoideum



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