African Plant Database

Erica eriocephala Lam.
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 1(2): 489 (1785) 
Information on the genus : Erica
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acrostemon barkerae Compton (1953)
=Acrostemon equisetoides Klotzsch (1838)
=Acrostemon glandulosus Rach (1853)
=Acrostemon hirsutus (Thunb.) Klotzsch
=Blaeria hirsuta (Thunb.) Thunb.
=Erica hirsuta Thunb. (1794)
=Acrostemon incanus Klotzsch
=Acrostemon incurvus (Klotzsch) Benth.
=Comacephalus incurvus Klotzsch (1838)
=Acrostemon stokoei L. Guthrie
=*Blaeria thunbergii G. Don
=Acrostemon thunbergii (G. Don) Alm & T.C.E. Fr.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub Ht up to 1 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Contr. Bolus Herb. 19: 208-213 (2000).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 80334
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