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Family: ERIOSPERMACEAE 

 Eriospermum mackenii
 

Photo from Specks Exotica.

  
Author:  John Gilbert Baker 1876
Family:  Eriospermaceae
Habitat:  Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zaire
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  12 (25) Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Yellow Fluffy-Seed
Synonyms:  Bulbine mackenii, Hook.f. Eriospermum junodii Baker1901. Eriospermum veratriforme Peter ex Poelln. 1943
   This member of the Eriospermaceae family was given this name by John Gilbert Baker in1876. It is found in most of southern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to twelve centimetres in height, the inflorescence up to 25 centimetres with yellow flowers.