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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  rhopalantha Dulfer 
SynonymsErica nodiflora Klotzsch
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude800-1500m
Description leaves linear to linear-oblong, acute, carinate, sulcate, 2-5mm, flowers pedicellate, axillary, sepals patent, corolla conically urceolate, 1-2mm long
Size15-50cm
Colorrose, pale red
Bloomsummer
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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