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Erica > Section: Pachysa

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

34 species

Species native to southern Africa

Erica alexandri

Includes subsp. alexandri and subsp. acockii.

 

Erica andreaei

 

Erica ardens

Erica barrydalensis

 

Erica blenna

Erica carduifolia

 

Erica crenata

 

Erica eustacei

 

Erica fairii

 

Erica ferrea

 

Erica flocciflora

 

Erica formosa

Erica frigida

 

Erica glomiflora

Erica ixanthera

 

Erica jananthus

 

Erica juniperina

 

Erica macroloma

 

Erica multumbellifera

[= Erica ramentacea]

Widespread in the Western Cape , occurring from Tulbagh round to Riversdale. Occurs on moist sandy slopes and flats, usually as a carpet of mauve-pink, low growing (up to 40 cm high) shrubs. Individual bead-like flowers are about 4 mm long and slightly sticky. 

Erica multumbellifera

Erica nubigena

 

Erica obliqua

Erica oblongiflora

 

Erica odorata

 

Erica physodes

Erica richardii

 

Erica schlechteri

Erica spectabilis

 

Erica syngenesia

 

Erica tragulifera

 

Erica umbelliflora

 

Erica urna-viridis

Erica winteri

 

Erica wittebergensis

 

Erica zwartbergensis

 
 

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