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Erica baueri (Albertinia heath)

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 > Section: Pleurocallis

Erica baueri (Albertinia heath) Erica baueri (Albertinia heath)

The rare and endangered Erica baueri ssp. baueri flowering on the Albertinia Plateau in summer, Western Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]

Erica baueri, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Occurs in Acid Sandplain Fynbos; classified as Critically Endangered: threatened by clearing methods used to encourage the growth of restios harvested for thatch. 


Erica baueri subsp. baueri


Erica baueri subsp. gouriquae




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