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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  oophylla Benth. 
SynonymsEricoides oophyllum (Benth.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves patent, ovoid or subcylindrical, very thick, obtuse, densely pilose, ca. 2mm long, flowers in umbels, corolla urceolate, viscid, 4mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
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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