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Taxon: Erica scoparia L.

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 15489
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:353. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 24-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (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 (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sardinia)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  2. Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  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. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  7. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  8. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  9. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  10. Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  11. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Erica scoparia L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Erica scoparia 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=15489. Accessed 23 July 2019.