Taxon: Erica arborea L.

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 15443
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:353. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Materials: wood (source of briar-root for making pipes, bowls fide Dict Econ Pl; Hortus 3)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Rwanda

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  6. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  12. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  14. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  15. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  16. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  17. Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. Flora of Madeira. (F Madeira)
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  19. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  21. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  23. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

Check other web resources for Erica arborea L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Erica arborea 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15443. Accessed 25 May 2018.