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Helichrysum  chionosphaerum DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  chionosphaerum DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsHelichrysum pondoense Schltr.
 Helichrysum randii S.Moore
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateSwazilandNorthern Provinces
grassland and rocks
Altitude300-2500m
Description stems branched, trailing, leaves in rosette, shortly petiolate, grey-white adaxially, abaxially white lanate, capitula solitary, 7-12mm across, disc yellow
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite, yellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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