Erica tenella

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Erica tenella


Taxonavigation: Ericales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Ericaceae
Subfamilia: Ericoideae
Tribus: Ericeae
Genus: Erica
Species: Erica tenella
Varietas: E. t. var. gracilior


  • Erica tenella Andrews, Heathery ii. t. 94.


  • Erica umbellifera Wendl.
  • Ericodes tenellum (Andr.) Kuntze


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional:Southern Africa
      • South Africa (W-Cape Prov.)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Andrews, H.C. 1845. The Heathery, or, A monograph of the genus Erica : containing coloured engravings, with Latin and English descriptions, dissections, etc. of all the known species of that extensive and distinguished tribe of plants. Vol. 2, pl. 51–100. Henry G. Bohn, London. BHL Reference page. : ii. t. 94.


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