Taxon: Erica erigena R. Ross

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
Subfamily: Ericoideae
Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 401646
Place of publication: Watsonia 7:164. 1969
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 28-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Irish heath  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • tall spring heath  (Source: Krussmann) - English
  • urze  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Krussmann; Dict Gard)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Ireland (w.)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.w.), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  2. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  5. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  6. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Erica erigena R. Ross :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Erica erigena 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=401646. Accessed 21 May 2018.