Erica mauritanica

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Erica mauritanica


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 mauritanica


  • Erica mauritanica L., Syst. Nat., ed. 10. 2: 1002 (1759).


  • Erica multumbellifera hort. ex Benth.
  • Erica pelviformis Salisb.
  • Erica persoluta Curt.
  • Erica regerminans Andr.
  • Erica virescens Thunb.
  • Erica viridipurpurea L.


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]

  • Linnaeus, C. 1759. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus II. Editio decima, reformata. Pp. [I–VI], 825–1384. Impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae [Stockholm]. BHL Reference page. : 2: 1002.


Vernacular names[edit]

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