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Erica  alopecurus Harv.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  alopecurus Harv. 
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude1400-3000m
Description leaves of 3, erect, curvate, abaxially with distinct midrib, flowers in compact, cylindrical, terminal inflorescence
Size20-50cm
Colordark pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 3-6 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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