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Common name

English: Tree Heath

German: Baumheide

Portuguese: Urze, Vassoura

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2615)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2518)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2127)

      Order: Ericales (38)

        Family: Ericaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Erica (8)

            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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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