Definition of Australian heath

1. Noun. Any heathlike plant of the family Epacridaceae; most are of the Australian region.




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Australian pelicans
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Literary usage of Australian heath

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1902)
"They are treated like many other Australian heath-like plants, being potted in fibrous peat and silver sand and watered carefully at all times. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"They are treated like many other Australian heath-like plants, being potted in fibrous peat and silver sand and watered carefully at all times. ..."

3. Flowering Trees & Shrubs by Henry Hoare (1902)
"Erica australis (Australian heath), 6 ft. high, with its purplish red blossoms expanded from March to July. ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"Australian heath Family. This group, which is almost exclusively confined to Australia, contains about 32 genera and 350 species, all shrubs or ..."

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