The blog of a systematic botanist of German origin, now working in Australia. It covers botany, phylogenetics, cladistics, science in general, freethought, and occasionally sillier issues.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Botany picture #98: Erica arborea
Erica arborea (Ericaceae), France, 2010. This heath is, as the name implies, quite impressive in size, growing up to be a small tree. This picture was taken in south-western France but the species has a very wide distribution including parts of eastern Africa.