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Kalmia ericoides var. ericoides

Cuban Laurel

    Synonym: Chamaedaphne ericoides
    Author
  • Wright ex Grisebach (1866)
    Size
  • total: 3 ft
    Habit
  • erect to spreading, sparsely branched
    Flower
  • Colour: light pink, with red markings and a red ring near the base
  • Size: 0.5 in
    Foliage
  • Shape: alternate, persistent, thick, leatherly, subsessile, linear with strongly recurved margins
  • Colour: nearly glabrous
  • Size: 0.5 in
    Fruit
  • subglobose capsule with numerous reddish brown seeds
    Habitat
  • savannas and pine barrens
    Natural Range
  • western Cuba
    Literature
  • Jaynes, Richard A., 1997: Kalmia, mountain laurel and related species, Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
  • Westhoff, Julia, 2006: Kalmia: besser als ihr Ruf, in: Gartenpraxis 11/2006, S. 26 ff, Verlag Eugen Ulmer Stuttgart
K. ericoides var. aggregataK. ericoides var. aggregataback to registerK. glaucaK. glauca