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Helichrysum  sessile DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  sessile DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsHelichrysum ernestianum DC.
 Helichrysum laevigatum Markötter
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)Free State
rocks
Altitude1300-2900m
Description branchlets sparsely leafy, leaves lanceolate-linear, thick, subobtuse, white tomentose, capitula in terminal, dense corymb, involucral bracts lanate
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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