Taxon: Erica erigena R. Ross

 
Genus: Erica
Family: Ericaceae
  Subfamily: Ericoideae
      Tribe: Ericeae
Nomen number: 401646
Place of publication: Watsonia 7:164. 1969
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

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
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Synonyms:

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.