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Taxon: Erica cinerea L.

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 15452
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:352. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 28 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production
  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland, Norway, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, 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. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  6. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  7. Ortega-Sada, J. L. 1987. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos.
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Erica cinerea L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Erica cinerea 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=15452. Accessed 22 August 2019.