Eriospermum bifidum R.A.Dyer
  • Bothalia 6: 443 (1954) 

Notes: Distribution: Cape Prov.

General Description

Tuberous geophyte, up to 300 mm tall. Leaf drying before flowering, erect, blade sword- to heart-shaped, leathery. Flowers in a broadly cylindrical raceme, star-shaped, yellowish, on long pedicels, filaments erect, oblong-bifid.


Shale flats.


Pofadder and Prince Albert to Grahamstown and Karoo.

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa Southern Africa Cape Provinces


  • 1 Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

 Information From

Strelitzia 30
Strelitzia 30: Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region volume 2: The Extra Cape Flora. Edited by D.A. Snijman (2013)
WCS higher taxonomy
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