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Common name

English: Portuguese Heath, Spanish Heath

German: Portugiesische Heide

Portuguese: Urze-branca, Urze-de-Portugal

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2560)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2458)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2080)

      Order: Ericales (36)

        Family: Ericaceae (27)(family description)

          Genus: Erica (8)

           Epithet: lusitanica Rud. (4)

lusitanica => from Portugal

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Erica lusitanica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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