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Herbarium specimen: Arbutus unedo

Taxon:Ericaceae: Arbutus unedo L. ("Strawberry-tree")
Filed in taxon folder:Ericaceae: Arbutus unedo L. ("Strawberry-tree")
Collected by:Rev. William Robert Crotch
Collection date:1853
Locality:Ireland, Kerry, Killarney, see notes below
ex herb:Mr Harold Stuart Thompson
Mr Thomas Clark
Institution:University of Birmingham (BIRM)
Image:Arbutus unedo herbarium specimen from Killarney, Kerry in 1853 by Rev. William Robert Crotch.
fruits/flowers:no flowers
notes:Confined in British Isles to a very limited area of ca. 25 miles radius from Glen Garriff [SW Ireland]. On the continent :- Spain, SW France and all along the Mediterranean. Attains 500ft in Co Kerry.

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