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Richea  scoparia Hook.f.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Richea  scoparia Hook.f. 
SynonymsCystanthe scoparia (Hook.f.) Kuntze
 Richea angustifolia B.L.Burtt
Territory AustraliaTasmania
rocky slopes
Description leaves narrowly lanceolate, with broad, openly vaginate base, straight and spreading, with scabrous margins and acute apex, flowers in spicate panicle, 4-12cm long
Size40-300cm
Colororange, pink, red
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed when ripe or in spring
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring and fall
BibliographyCurtis, W.M. (1956-1965) The Student´s Flora of Tasmania 1-3
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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