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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov. (Stellenbosch: Brackenfel).

Extinct in:

Cape Provinces

Erica alexandri subsp. acockii (Compton) E.G.H.Oliv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Acocks, J.P.H. [1319], South Africa Erica acockii K000225103

First published in Bothalia 24: 26 (1994)

Accepted by

  • Humphreys, A.M., Govaerts, R., Ficinski, S.Z., Nic Lughadha, E. & Vorontsova, M.S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919. [Cited as Erica acockii.]

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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