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Common name

English: Spanish heath

Portuguese: Chamiça, Urze-vermelha

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Ericales (38)

        Family: Ericaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Erica (8)

            Epithet: australis L. (3)

australis => southern, of the southern hemisphere

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: violet

External links

Check for Erica australis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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