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Studies in the Ericoideae (Ericaceae). XVI. Six new species of Erica from the Western Cape, South Africa.

E. G. H. Oliver, I. M. Oliver
Bothalia | Vol 25, No 1 | a714 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v25i1.714 | © 1995 E. G. H. Oliver, I. M. Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 October 1995 | Published: 09 October 1995

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E. G. H. Oliver, Stellenbosch Herbarium. National Botanical Institute, South Africa
I. M. Oliver, Stellenbosch Herbarium. National Botanical Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

Six new species of Erica L. from the mountains of the Western Cape are described:  E. alnea E.G.H. Oliv.,  E. hexensis E.G.H. Oliv., E. hispiduloides E.G.H. Oliv. and E. tarantulae E.G.H. Oliv. from the inland areas centred on the Hex River Mountains;  E. hottentotica E.G.H. Oliv. and  E. magistrati E.G.H. Oliv. from the Hottentots Holland Mountains between Stellenbosch and Somerset West.


Keywords

<i>Erica</i>; taxonomy; new species. South Africa; Western Cape

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