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Four new species of ,Erica (Ericaceae) from Western Cape, South Africa

E. G. H. Oliver, I. M. Oliver
Bothalia | Vol 31, No 1 | a493 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v31i1.493 | © 2001 E. G. H. Oliver, I. M. Oliver | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 15 September 2001 | Published: 17 September 2001

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E. G. H. Oliver, Compton Herbarium, National Botanical Institute, South Africa
I. M. Oliver, Compton Herbarium, National Botanical Institute, South Africa

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Abstract

Four new species of Erica L. from the mountains of Western Cape are described:  E. richardii E.G.H.Oliv., rare and localized on quartzite cliffs in the foothills of the Great Swartberg north of Klaarstroom, E. anemodes E.G.H.Oliv., and E. viminalis E.G.H.Oliv., both restricted to the Hex River and adjacent mountains, and E.  limnophila E.G.H.Oliv., rare around high altitude marshes in the Wemmershoek and Dutoitskloof Mountains.

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

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