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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  nana Salisb. 
SynonymsErica depressa Andrews
 Ericoides nanum (Salisb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description branchlets glabrous, leaves patent, imbricate, linear, glabrous, 4-8mm, flowers pedicellate, bracts lanceolate, sepals ovate, corolla tubular, glabrous, 20-22mm long
Size10-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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