Swaziland's Flora Database:
Eriospermum mackenii (Hook.f.) Baker subsp. galpinii (Schinz) P.L.Perry
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Eriospermum galpinii - Tuber small, flattened, neck surrounded with bristles derived from previous leaf-sheaths. Leaves c three, produced at surface, blades narrowing to base, without distinct stalks, up to 8 cm long x 1,2 cm wide, usually purple beneath. Flowering axis slender, up to 40 cm long, usually less. Flower-stalks slender, spreading or directed forward, lower not markedly longer than upper. Perianth segments yellow, c 7 mm long.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.