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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  humifusa Salisb. 
SynonymsCeramia humifusa (Salisb.) G.Don
 Ericoides humifusum (Salisb.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocks
Altitude700-1700m
Description glabrous, leaves opposite, erect, not crowded, oblong or elliptic, obtuse, thick, sulcate, 2mm long, flowers infundibuliform, 2-3mm long, pedicellate, sepals whitish
Size5-10cm
Colorred, rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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