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Celmisia  hookerii Cockayne  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Celmisia  hookerii Cockayne  trib. Astereae
SynonymsElcismia hookeri (Cockayne) Bergmans
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland and thickets
Altitudelowland-montane
Description leaves 20-30cm, coriaceous, oblong to spathulate, adaxially glabrous, dark green, abaxially tomentose, acute, entire, margins lanate, capitula 6-10cm across, ligules narrow
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring and early fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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