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Family: ERIOSPERMACEAE 

 Eriospermum abyssinicum
 
  
Author:  John Gilbert Baker 1876
Family:  Eriospermaceae
Habitat:  Central, South-East Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  6 centimetres
Height:  12 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
Got it from:  Erkelens-Golkrath, Germany
Year:  2006

   This member of the Eriospermaceae family was described by John Gilbert Baker in 1876. It is found in central, south and eastern Africa. The flowers are yellow. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the single/few leaves up to 1twelve centimetres. The flowers are yellow.

I really don't know much about this plant. The Royal Botanical Garden of Kiev: "The family comprises a single genus, with 102 species according to the recent revision, found only in Africa south of the Sahara, with a concentration in the western Cape Province of South Africa. It is easily recognised in fruit by the densely hairy seeds, and also by the bristly neck of old leaf-sheaths and leaves with a petiole-like base. It has little economic, medicinal or horticultural value but is botanically interesting for being a very isolated and advanced family".

This is a winter grower.