Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Erica
Family: Ericaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
simulans
NOTES

A common and widespread erica which forms a tall shrub with slender branches. It becomes covered with tiny flowers which have a strong honey scent.


AUTHORITY
Dulfer
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Shrub
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Small white or pink flowers have protruding brown stamens. The stigmas also protrude
Colour: White
Notes: Flowers sometimes pink
Colour: Pink
Common Name
Erica
Habitat
NOTES: Very common along the roadsides in the veld. There is a big stand near Galpin's gate
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Other uses
Used by bees to make fynbos honey
Months
February
March
April
June
July
Synonyms for Species
Erica decipiens



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