Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Erica cerinthoides var. cerinthoides


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 Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides   Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides
 Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides   Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides
 Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides   Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides
 Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides   Erica cerinthoides  var. cerinthoides

Habitat

Sandy flats and slopes

Altitude

Low

Flowering time

All year round. Best after fire.

Description

This well-known species has a persistent rootstock enabling it to resprout after fire when it is characteristically seen in bloom. The bright red, tubular flowers (25-35 mm long) are hairy and sticky, and are arranged in tightly packed clus- ters.

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2017 / 3 / 26