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Helichrysum  marginatum DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  marginatum DC.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsGnaphalium marginatum (DC.) Sch.Bip.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
rocks
Altitude2400-3355m
Description leaves in rosette, 4cm long, coriaceous, green, with white lanate margins, capitula solitary, 3-4cm across, inner involucral bracts at base red variegate
Size10-15cm
Colorsnowy white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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