genus Erica

noun
large genus of low much-branched woody evergreens ranging from prostrate subshrubs to trees: true heaths
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑erica, ↑true heath

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  • erica — /er i keuh/, n. any of numerous low growing evergreen shrubs or small trees belonging to the genus Erica, of the heath family, including several species of heather. [1820 30; < NL Erica, L < Gk ereíke heath (plant), akin to OIr froech, Russ… …   Universalium

  • Erica lusitanica — Taxobox name = Erica lusitanica image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Erica species = E. lusitanica binomial = Erica lusitanica binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Erica vulgaris — Heath Heath (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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