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The genus Erica (Ericaceae) in southern Africa: taxonomic notes 2

E. G. H. Oliver, I. M. Oliver
Bothalia | Vol 35, No 2 | a388 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v35i2.388 | © 2005 E. G. H. Oliver, I. M. Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 29 August 2005 | Published: 29 August 2005

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E. G. H. Oliver, Compton Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute
I. M. Oliver, Compton Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

This is a continuation in the series of notes from Bothalia 32 (2002) reflecting the status of species of Erica L. recognized in the Compton Herbarium. These notes cover the 43 species currently included in the section  Evanthe of Flora capensis. Five new species, E. ceraria. E. croceovirens. E. gerhardii. E. prolata and E. viridimontana and six new sub­species are described.


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Erica L.; new species; nomenclature; southern Africa; taxonomy

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