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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: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • 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:

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  3. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  11. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  12. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  13. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  16. Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  17. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  18. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  19. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  20. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  21. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  22. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  23. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=15443. Accessed 16 October 2019.