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Helichrysum  praecurrens Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  praecurrens Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
rocky slopes
Altitude2050-3670m
Description leaves crowded, to 15mm long, adaxially green, silvery hirsute abaxially, capitula subsessile, larger than rosette, in bud rose-red
Size1-3cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, summer
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
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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