Observations in the Family: Ericaceae

Common Name: Aussieheaths or Crowberries or Heaths

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Erica canaliculata

Erica canaliculata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 25th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Erica uberiflora

 Erica uberiflora
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 24th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica uberiflora
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Erica uberiflora

 Erica uberiflora
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 24th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica uberiflora
Identifications:1
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Erica uberiflora

 Erica uberiflora
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 1st January 1970
Added: 25th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica uberiflora
Identifications:1
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Erica triceps

 Erica triceps
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 24th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica triceps
Identifications:1
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Erica triceps

By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 24th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica triceps
Identifications:1
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Erica peltata

Erica peltata
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 24th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Erica discolor var. speciosa

 Erica discolor var. speciosa
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bergplaas
Observed: 24th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Erica placentiflora

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Location: Gondwana Game Reserve
Observed: 25th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Identifications:1
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KZN Erica

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By: Suvarna Parbhoo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Wonderhoegte
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 22nd February 2017
Identifications:1
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Rosy pink erica

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By: Caroline Voget
Botanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Meadowridge CommonSea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Cecilia Ridge Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 22nd February 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small rose pink Erica - like a thin version of multiubellifera. Large sepals. Urn shaped.

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Erica lateralis

Erica lateralis
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Riviersonderend Mts; Waterkloof; NE of Jonaskop; 1100m
Observed: 15th February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

to 30cm, occasional on rocks

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Erica embothrifolia

Erica embothri
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Observed: 15th February 2017
Added: 21st February 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

reseeder to 40cm, common in seepage areas in 6yr old veld

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Erica lawsonii

Er lawsonii 1100m
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Observed: 15th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica lawsonii
Identifications:1
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Description:

reseeder to 50cm common in marshy areas; veld 6yrs old

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Erica tall

Erica  nematophylla or viscaria longif
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Observed: 15th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

slender reseeder to 1.5m on sandy vlakte, veld 6yrs old; rare and local

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Erica Vogelgat

Erica 650m
By: Nick Helme
Botanical Society of South AfricaProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Vogelgat, 700m, Beacon desc
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica obliqua
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Description:

reseeder to 40cm, locally common on south facing peaty soils at altitude; veld 4yrs old

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Erica gysbertii

Er gysb
By: Nick Helme
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Location: Rooiels 1
Observed: 19th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

common reseeder to 60cm on rocky slopes in 6yr old veld; fls sticky

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Erica cristata

Er cristata
By: Nick Helme
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Location: Rooiels 1
Observed: 19th February 2017
Added: 20th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica cristata
Identifications:1
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Description:

reseeder to 40cm, locally quite common

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Erica discolor

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Location: Gondwana Game Reserve
Observed: 19th February 2017
Added: 19th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Erica

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Location: Greyton Nature Reserve, Hardepeerkloof trail
Observed: 3rd February 2017
Added: 19th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:4
Description:

the Erica key gives me:
Erica lutea

Also pale yellow and dirty white. (Ref: Erica lutea P.J.Bergius, Descriptiones plantarum ex Capite Bonae Spei 115 (1767)) (Schumann: p200) (Flora Capensis: #381)

Erica lutea by tony rebelo at http://www.ispot.org.za/node/176135
Anther appendages: Present
Anther position: within the anther tube
Bracts: 3 bracts
Calyx (sepal) lobes: 4 lobes
Corolla (petal) lobes: 4 lobes
Corolla colour: Pink; Yellow; White
Corolla hairiness: hairless
Corolla shape: Urn; Bottle
Corolla size: 1-5mm; 5-10mm

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Fire heath, Rooihartjies

DSC02906 Erica cerinthoides var. cerinthoides (Fire heath, Rooihartjies (2)_cr_rs
By: timvn
CREW (Eastern Cape)
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Location: Howieson's Poort, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Heath Season

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Red erica

erica red 3
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Moordkuil hike
Observed: 11th February 2017
Added: 15th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

Near water.

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Erica densifolia

aaaamrErica densifolia dt montrail04012017 (85)
By: outramps
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Location: Montagu Pass Railway on Southern side
Observed: 4th January 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Erica unicolor ssp georgensis

aaaamrErica unicolor ssp georgensis dt montrail04012017 (71)
By: outramps
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Location: Montagu Pass Railway on Southern side
Observed: 4th January 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:3
Description:

Redlisted as Rare

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Kleinmond Ericatjie: does anyone happen to recognise this one?

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By: magrietb
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Location: Hiking trail to Sanddown Peak, Kleinmond WC
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Likely ID: Erica
Identifications:1
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Description:

Small plant, on rocky cliff at the top of South facing slope, growing among Erica macowanii. Sorry, I do not have better pictures or more information.

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Purple Bell Heath

SAM_1612 (2)
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Location: Iona Estate and Surrounding Area
Observed: 25th January 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Sticky Heath

SAM_1623 (2)
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Location: Iona Estate and Surrounding Area
Observed: 25th January 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Erica longimontana

 Erica longimontana
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Bolleberg
Observed: 3rd February 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
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Erica glomiflora var. glomiflora

Erica glomiflora var. glomiflora
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Bolleberg
Observed: 3rd February 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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