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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  scytophylla L.Guthrie & Bolus 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
thickets and heaths
Description glabrous, leaves erect, curvate, imbricate, elliptic to narrowly oblong, sulcate, thick, coriaceous, rigid, 4-6mm, flowers solitary, axillary, pedicellate, campanulate
Size20-90cm
Colorrose
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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