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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  equisetifolia Salisb. 
SynonymsBlaeria campanulata Benth.
 Blaeria equisetifolia (Salisb.) G.Don
 Erica parvula L.Guthrie & Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description branchlets glabrous, leaves oblong or linear-oblong, acute, glabrous, scabrously ciliate, flowers of 3-6 in umbels or verticillate, corolla campanulate, glabrous
Size15-50cm
Colorwhite
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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