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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  innovans E.G.H.Oliv. 
SynonymsSyndesmanthus pumilus N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description leaves imbricate, 1-2mm, lanceolate, acute, glabrous, finely ciliate, flowers in oblong spikes, calyx glabrous, densely ciliate, corolla 3-4mm long, tubular
Size5-30cm
Colorred
Bloomlate spring, summer
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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