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Ewartia  catipes (DC.) Beauverd  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Ewartia  catipes (DC.) Beauverd  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium catipes DC. (basionym)
 Leontopodium catipes (DC.) F.Muell.
 Raoulia tasmanica Hook.f.
Territory AustraliaTasmania
rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves imbricate, oblanceolate to spathulate, 5-7mm long, silvery-white hirsute, capitula 3-5, 6-7mm long, in cluster, bracts apically white
Size5-10cm
Colorrusty brown
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyCurtis, W.M. (1956-1965) The Student´s Flora of Tasmania 1-3
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