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Erica  brownii E.G.H.Oliv.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  brownii E.G.H.Oliv. 
SynonymsSyndesmanthus breviflorus N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
sands and heaths
Description branchlets strigose, leaves imbricate, erect, 1mm, ovate, acute, glabrous, flowers in numerous heads 3-4mm broad, corolla infundibuliform to 1mm across
Size10-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy 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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