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  • adj. Of or pertaining to plants of the genus Erica
  • adj. In plant anatomy and ecology "ericoid leaves" are such as occur in many species of Erica, but also in many thousands of species in other families. Typically they are small, often leathery, usually needle-like or scale-like, non-deciduous, and generally adapted to poor soils and arid conditions, such as in fynbos and maquis.
  • adj. Plants of "ericoid habit" generally have ericoid leaves and are slender, scrubby and woody, like many Erica species.

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