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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  brevicaulis L.Guthrie & Bolus 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocks
Altitude1400-1600m
Description leaves opposite, erect, the upper imbricate, lanceolate, acute, thick, adaxially convex, abaxially sulcate, glabrous, 2mm long, flowers terminal, broadly campanulate, 3-4mm
Size5-10cm
Colorred, crimson
Bloomsummer
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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