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Eriospermum aphyllum

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Author: Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth, 1929
Origin:  South Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3-4 Centimetres
Height:  14 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Eriospermaceae family was described by Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth in 1929. It is found in South Africa, growing in grit or other well-drained soil with plenty of water and sun. The caudex can grow to three or four centimetres, the plant up to fourteen centimetres high.

The genera name from Greek; erion; 'woll' and Greek sperma; 'seed'. The species name means 'devoid of leaves'.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Eriospermaceae is now part of the Asparagaceae.

This is a winter grower.