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Eriospermum alcicorne
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Distribution: Africa: South Africa: Northern Cape: Western Cape: Eastern Cape:


Eriospermum alcicorne has a large distribution over arid parts of South Africa from Namaqualand to Willowmore. The single leaf has peculiar fingerlike enations. The inflorescence is up to 8 cm long and the flowering time is from late summer to autumn. As is often with the genus flowers are produced few and far between and some years hardly any flowering occurs. The flowers are white with a green line. Limited quantities of these rare bulbs are now for sale in our "Bulbs For Sale" division. The 'bulbs' are winter growing and lose their leaves during summer.


Eriospermum alcicorne Eriospermum alcicorne
A plant in cultivation from south of Oudtshoorn. Two plants in habitat in the Little Karoo growing in a semi-fynbos area.



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