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Erica > Capsular species (ex Philippia, Blaeria & Ericinella) not yet placed in series

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Order: Ericales > Family: Ericaceae > Genus: Erica

23 species

Species native to southern Africa

Erica altiphila


Erica amatolensis


Erica barbigeroides


Erica dracomontana


Erica elsieana


Erica ericoides 

[= Blaeria ericoides]

Occurs in fynbos on lower slopes from Cape Peninsula to Napier (South Africa: Western Cape). Grows as a woody shrub to a height of about 80 cm. Flowers are small and tubular with 4 exerted anthers. Flowers from January to April. 

Erica ericoides

Erica evansii


Erica exleeana


Erica esteriana


Erica fuscescens


Erica hillburttii


Erica ioniana


Erica klotzschii


Erica longimontana


Erica madida


Erica notholeeana


Erica passerinoides


Erica petricola


Erica procaviana


Erica russakiana


Erica sagittata


Erica simii


Erica tristis


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