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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  pellucida Salisb. 
SynonymsErica exposita Lodd.
 Erica exudans Andrews
 Erica venusta Sinclair
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
thickets and heaths
Altitude500-1000m
Description leaves dense, patent, incurvate, linear, subacute, 4-6mm, flowers numerous in cluster at apex of short branchlets, sepals obovate, corolla tubular, 12mm long
Size15-50cm
Colorbright pink
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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