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Two new species of Erica (Ericaceae) from the Langeberg, Western Cape, South Africa

R. C. Turner, E. G. H. Oliver
Bothalia | Vol 36, No 1 | a329 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v36i1.329 | © 2006 R. C. Turner, E. G. H. Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 19 August 2006 | Published: 20 August 2006

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R. C. Turner, Compton Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa
E. G. H. Oliver, Compton Herbarium, South African National Biodiversity Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

Two new species of the genus Erica L. from the north-facing slopes of the Langeberg are described— E turneri,  known only from the type locality on Zuurbraak Mountain and E. euryphylla,  occurring on the same mountain slope, as well as on the middle north-facing slopes   of Hermitage Peak near Misty Point in the Marloth Nature Reserve above Swellendam.


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<i>Erica</i> L.; Langeberg; new species. South Africa; taxonomy. Western Cape

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