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Erica  caprina E.G.H.Oliv.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  caprina E.G.H.Oliv. 
SynonymsGrisebachia minutiflora N.E.Br.
 Grisebachia nodiflora N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
thickets and heaths
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves linear to linear-oblong, obtuse, strigose, glabrescent, 2-3mm, flowers subsessile in dense spherical heads, corolla infundibuliform
Size10-20cm
Colorpink, red
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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