Taxon: Erica carnea L.

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Ericoideae
      Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 15448
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:355. 1753, nom. cons.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Erica herbacea L., nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 67 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Taxon 36:481. 1987)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Morocco
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Germany; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Croatia; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Brickell, C. D. & B. Mathew 1987. (876) Proposal to conserve Erica carnea L. against E. herbacea L. (Ericaceae) (Taxon) 36:479-481.
  • Brummitt, R. K. 1990. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 37 (Taxon) 39:294.
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Erica carnea L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Erica carnea cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.