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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  pubigera Salisb. 
SynonymsErica praeusta Bartl.
 Ericoides pubigerum (Salisb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
thickets and heaths
Description branchlets thin, tomentose, leaves patent, narrowly cylindrical, sulcate, obtuse, glabrous, to 4mm long, flowers pedicellate, pendent, sepals linear, corolla urceolate, 4mm
Size15-80cm
Colordark purple
Bloomsummer
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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