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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  cernua Montin 
SynonymsErica cernualanceolata J.C.Wendl.
 Ericoides cernuum (Montin) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude600-1200m
Description leaves mostly erect, subcurvate, linear, acute, sulcate, glabrous, ciliate, 4-6mm, flowers of 4-8 in pendent heads, corolla ovoid, 5mm long
Size15-80cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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