Erica scoparia ssp. azorica (Hochst.) D. A. Webb.

Common name

English: Tree Heath

German: Baumheide

Portuguese: Urze, Vassoura

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2189)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2096)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1768)

      Order: Ericales (29)

        Family: Ericaceae (20) (family description)

          Genus: Erica (7)

           Epithet: scoparia (1)

             Subspecies: azorica (Hochst.) D. A. Webb.

azorica => from the Azores

scoparia => brush- or broom-like

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: brown, red

External links

Check for Erica scoparia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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