⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2793328, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Erica purpurea Thunb..
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name with original publication details: Col. Engr. Heaths ed. 2, 3: t. 114 1845.