Daboecia cantabrica (Hudson) Koch.

Common name

Portuguese: Queir贸

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2265)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2170)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1832)

      Order: Ericales (29)

        Family: Ericaceae (20) (family description)

          Genus: Daboecia (1)

           Epithet: cantabrica (Hudson) Koch. (1)

Synonym: Andromeda daboecia L.

cantabrica => from Cantabria, province in north-western Spain

daboecia => reference to Ireland, after St. Dabeoc, 5th or 6th century British monk who founded a monastery in Ireland

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink

External links

Check for Daboecia cantabrica at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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