subfamily Ericoideae

Family number: 1729    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 173
Type genus: Erica L.
Comments: dicot

Complete list of genera


  1. Gillespie, E. & K. Kron. 2010. Molecular phylogenetic relationships and a revised classification of the subfamily Ericoideae (Ericaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 56:343-354.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 5 July 2020.