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Celmisia  traversii Hook.f.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Celmisia  traversii Hook.f.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsCelmisia praestans Allan
 Elcismia traversii (Hook.f.) B.L.Rob.
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
grassland
Altitude900-1600m
Description leaves 2-4cm, thick, coriaceous, oblong, adaxially glabrous, abaxially rusty sericeous-tomentose, obtuse, petiole and midrib purple, capitula 4-5cm across, ligules 2cm long
Size20-50cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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