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The identity of Erica flavisepala

E. G. H. Oliver
Bothalia | Vol 12, No 2 | a1395 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v12i2.1395 | © 1977 E. G. H. Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 11 November 1977 | Published: 11 November 1977

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E. G. H. Oliver, Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agricultural Technical Services, South Africa

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The recording of a few scattered plants of  E. flavisepala Guth. & Bol. among sympatric populations of two other species led to a comparison of their morphological characters. From this comparison a putative hybrid origin was indicated, thus  E. flavisepala Guth. & Bol.=E.  thunbergii Montin  X  E. sphaerocephala Wendl.


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