Erica whyteana Britten

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Synonyms: Erica swynnertonii S. Moore
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: whyteanum: after Alexander Whyte (1834-1908), Scottish plant explorer, and botanist who collected in Liberia, Kenya, Malawi and Uganda.
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Mozambique distribution: MS
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 25.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 40.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 88, plate 120

Ross, R. (1983). Ericaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 167 - 168. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 83.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 91.

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Flora of Malawi: Erica whyteana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Erica whyteana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Erica whyteana
African Plant Database: Erica whyteana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Erica whyteana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Erica whyteana
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Erica whyteana
JSTOR Plant Science: Erica whyteana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Erica whyteana
Plants of the World Online: Erica whyteana
Tropicos: Erica whyteana
Wikipedia: Erica whyteana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Erica whyteana., retrieved 19 May 2024

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