6237.000 Erica L.



Description of the genus

Worldwide: c. 735 species, most in the SW Cape; also in tropical Africa, Madagascar, Macaronesia and Europe

Zimbabwe: 12 taxa.

Erica hexandra

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
benguelensis (Welw. ex Engl.) E.G.H. Oliv. var. benguelensis N,C,E
evansii (N.E. Br.) E.G.H. Oliv.E
hexandra (S. Moore) E.G.H. Oliv.C,E,SDescription, Image
johnstoniana BrittenN,EDescription, Image
lanceolifera S. Moore[NrEnd][LR-lc]EDescription, Image
mannii (Hook. f.) Beentje subsp. pallidiflora (Engl.) E.G.H. Oliv.E,S
pleiotricha S. Moore[NrEnd][LR-nt]EDescription, Image
silvatica (Engl.) BeentjeEDescription, Image
simii (S. Moore) E.G.H. Oliv.[DD]EImage
whyteana BrittenE
wildii Brenan[NrEnd][LR-nt]E
woodii Bolus[LR-lc]N,EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Erica:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Erica
Flora of Mozambique: Erica
Flora of Zambia: Erica
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Erica

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Erica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Erica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Erica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Erica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Erica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Erica.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1056, retrieved 21 February 2017

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