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:
Name Verified on: 12-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Environmental: 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  3. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  7. Ortega-Sada, J. L. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos. (F Int Apico)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

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.

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=15452. Accessed 18 June 2018.