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Studies in the Ericoideae (Ericaceae). XIII. Three new species of Erica from the southwestern Cape

E. G. H. Oliver
Bothalia | Vol 23, No 1 | a780 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v23i1.780 | © 1993 E. G. H. Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 October 1993 | Published: 10 October 1993

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

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Abstract

With the recent inclusion of the genus  Blaeria under Erica, three new species, formerly regarded as ‘incertae’ in that genus, are now described: Erica chiroptera E.G.H. Oliver from the Kogelberg Reserve, Erica hermani E.G.H. Oliver and Erica ioniana E.G.H. Oliver, both highly localised endemics from Hermanus.


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Cape Province, <i>Erica</i>; Ericoideae; new species; taxonomy

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