African Plant Database

Phylica ericoides L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 195 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Phylica
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Phylica ericoides L. var. ericoides
Taxon infra-specific
Phylica ericoides L. var. ericoides
Phylica ericoides var. montana Pillans (1942)
Phylica ericoides var. muirii Pillans (1942)
Phylica ericoides var. pauciflora Pillans (1942)
Phylica ericoides var. zeyheri Pillans (1942)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 1 m tall, much branched and compact; branchlets grey-pubescent, closely leafy; leaves needle-like, 5-8 mm long, margins closely revolute; flowers in small capitula, dense white-felted.
Ecology : In cracks of rocks.
  > 2000 m alt.
  S. Africa (coastal), with 5 vars. (cf. Strelitzia 14: 813-814, 2003).
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Record n°177278 modified 2007-01-08
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