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Erica  oxycoccifolia Salisb.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  oxycoccifolia Salisb. 
SynonymsCeramia oxycoccifolia (Salisb.) G.Don
 Ericoides oxycoccifolium (Salisb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocks
Description branchlets numerous, leaves patent, crowded, elliptic to orbiculate, obtuse, flat, ciliate, subglabrous, flowers axillary, pedicellate, conically calyculate, puberulent
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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