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Taxon: Erica australis L.

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 15444
Place of publication: Erica 9. 1770
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Spanish heath  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • urze  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  2. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  3. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  6. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  7. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  8. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Erica australis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Erica australis 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=15444. Accessed 16 July 2019.