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Erica > Section: Ceramia

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

52 species

Species native to southern Africa

Erica aestiva

 

Erica amalophylla

 

Erica amicorum

 

Erica aneimena

 

Erica aspalathoides

 

Erica atropurpurea

 

Erica brachycentra

 

Erica cavartica

 

Erica cederbergensis

 

Erica cedromontana

 

Erica coacervata

 

Erica cordata

 

Erica cryptanthera

 

Erica cubitans

 

Erica cymosa

Two subspecies: subsp. cymosa and subsp. grandiflora.

 

Erica euryphylla

Endemic to the middle and upper north-facing slopes of the Langeberg Range on Zuurbraak Mountain and in the Marloth Nature Reserve. Found in damp, shady places among rocks (Turner & Oliver 2006).

 

Erica filialis

 

Erica filiformis

 

Erica flacca

 

Erica florifera

 

Erica grata

 

Erica intricata

 

Erica jeppei

 

Erica latifolia

 

Erica lehmannii

 

Erica leonis sp. nov.

 

Erica leptoclada

 

Erica longipedunculata

 

Erica macrophylla

 

Erica marlothii

 

Erica monantha

 

Erica myriocodon

 

Erica ocellata

 

Erica oligantha

 

Erica omninoglabra

 

Erica oreophila

 

Erica oxycoccifolia

 

Erica permutata

 

Erica petrophila

 

Erica physophylla

 

Erica planifolia

 

Erica riparia

 

Erica schmidtii

 

Erica setociliata

 

Erica strigosa

 

Erica tenuicaulis

 

Erica tenuipes

 

Erica thimifolia

 

Erica trichoclada

 

Erica turneri

Found in a small area 11 km southwest of Barrydale in the Western Cape. Found in damp, shady places among rocks (Turner & Oliver 2006).

 

Erica tysonii

 

Erica utriculosa

 

References

  • Turner, R.C. and Oliver, E.G.H. 2006. Two new species of Erica (Ericaceae) from the Langeberg, Western Cape, South Africa. Bothalia 36(1): 33-37.

 


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