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Noun1.Daboecia - a dicotyledonous genus of the family Ericaceae
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Connemara heath, Daboecia cantabrica, St. Dabeoc's heath - low straggling evergreen shrub of western Europe represented by several varieties with flowers from white to rose-purple
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Heather refers to three types of plants - calluna, daboecia and Erica.
Heathers are a group of at least three genera of heath plants, Erica, Daboecia and Calluna, and including a variety of species and cultivars with a remarkable range in flower and foliage colour and habit.
and Lastrea limbosperma 1 in 5; Asplenium trichomanes and Valeriana montana + in 6; Conopodium majus r, Crocus serotinus, Daboecia cantabrica, Juncus effusus, Lithodora prostrata and Solidago virgaurea + in 7; Valeriana montana +, Allium ursinum 1 in 8; Picris hieracioides r in 9; Melittis melissophyllum r, Euphorbia hyberna, Milium effusum, Prunus avium, Meconopsis cambric and Pimpinella major +, Quercuspetraea 1, Fagus sylvatica 2 in 10; Centaurea nigra, Cystopteris fragilis and Digitalis purpurea + in 11; Helleborus foetidus, Helleborus occidentalis and Rosa gr.
Three species make up the range of heaths and heathers - Erica, Calluna and Daboecia.