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Helichrysum  glaciale Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  glaciale Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-Natal
rocks
Altitude2500-2900m
Description branchlets slender, leaves orbiculate, 5mm long, densely imbricate, thick, grey-white lanate, capitula 2cm across, phyllaries loosely imbricate, the outer pale brown
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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