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Erica  labialis Salisb.   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Erica  labialis Salisb. 
SynonymsSympieza breviflora N.E.Br.
 Sympieza labialis (Salisb.) Druce
 Sympieza vestita N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and rocks
Description leaves erect, lanceolate, acute, glabrous, ciliate, flowers in numerous, subspherical heads, 4-5mm broad, corolla infundibuliform, 1-2mm in diam.
Size10-50cm
Colorred, rose
Bloomspring, 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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