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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  genistifolia Salisb. 
SynonymsErica sessiliflora J.C.Wendl.
 Erica tetraloba Salisb.
 Ericoides genistifolium (Salisb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude300-600m
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves patent, not crowded, linear, acute, rather flat, carinate, glabrous, 4-6mm long, flowers few, corolla tubular, glabrous, 4-5mm long
Size15-30cm
Colorpale yellow, whitish
Bloomlate spring, 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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