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Erica > Section: Pleurocallis

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

Species native to southern Africa

Erica abietina

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

Erica amidae

 

Erica annectens

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica baueri

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

Erica baueri subsp. baueri

Erica filamentosa

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica filipendula

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica gilva

Erica globulifera

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica hibbertii

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica mammosa

[= Erica gilva]

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica nematophylla

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica nevillei

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica penduliflora

 

Erica pinea

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica quadrisulcata

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica regia

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

Erica sessiliflora

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

 

Erica thomae

 [= Erica porteri, Erica tenax]

Endemic to fynbos in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve (South Africa: Western Cape); found mainly in the Betty's Bay area. Grows as an erect, robust shrub to a height of about 1 m. The elongate tubular, sticky flowers are white to pink in colour.

Erica thomae

Erica vestita (Trembling heath)

Distribution: South Africa > Western Cape

Erica viscaria subsp. longifolia

Erica viscaria

 

Erica petrusiana

 
 

Publications

  • Oliver, E.G.H. & Oliver, I.M. 2003. Ericaceae. In Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds), Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 424-451. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. 

  • Schumann, D., Kirsten, G & Oliver, E.G.H. 1992. Ericas of South Africa. Fernwood Press, Cape Town.

 


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