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Erica vestita (Trembling 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 vestita (Trembling heath) Erica vestita (Trembling heath)

Erica vestita (pink form) on Swellendam Hiking Trail. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

Erica vestita (red form), Harold Porter Botanical Garden, Betty's Bay. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]

 

So called because the leaves tremble in the breeze.

 


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