Erica benguelensis (Welw. ex Engl.) E.G.H. Oliv.
var. benguelensis

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Synonyms: Philippia benguelensis (Welw. ex Oliv.) Britten
Philippia milanjiensis Britten & Rendle
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: benguelensis: after the Benguella region of Angola
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 141.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 265. As Philippia benguelensis

Ross, R. (1983). Ericaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 179 - 180. As Philippia benguelensis benguelensis

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 82.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Erica benguelensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Erica benguelensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Erica benguelensis
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Tropicos: Erica benguelensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Erica benguelensis var. benguelensis., retrieved 20 January 2018

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