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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  atherstonei L.Guthrie & Bolus 
Territory Southern AfricaNorthern Provinces, (Mpumalanga)
rocky slopes
Description branchlets densely white flocculent hirsute, glabrescent, leaves imbricate, linear-lanceolate, ciliate, shiny, flowers solitary, long pedicellate, tubular campanulate, 4-5mm long
Size8-25cm
Colorred
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
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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