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Erica  bolusanthus E.G.H.Oliv.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  bolusanthus E.G.H.Oliv. 
SynonymsThoracosperma nanum N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description branchlets grey tomentose, leaves imbricate, linear, acute, subcurvate, adaxially convex, glabrous, flowers campanulate, 2mm long, 1-3, on short lateral branchlets
Size15-30cm
Colorrose
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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