Jump to: SynonymsCommon NamesEconomic ImportanceDistributional RangeReferencesOther Web References

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.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Erica herbacea L., nom. rej.
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 67 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Germany (s.), Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Croatia, Italy (n. & c.), Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.e.), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brickell, C. D. & B. Mathew. 1987. (876) Proposal to conserve Erica carnea L. against E. herbacea L. (Ericaceae). Taxon 36:479-481.
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 1990. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 37. Taxon 39:294. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: = Erica herbacea
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  9. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: = Erica hederacea L.
  12. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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.
  • 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=15448. Accessed 20 November 2019.