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Helichrysum  herbaceum (Andrews) Sweet  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  herbaceum (Andrews) Sweet  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsXeranthemum herbaceum Andrews (basionym)
 Helichrysum monocephalum Baker
 Helichrysum squamosum auct.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
steppes
Altitude40-2500m
Description leaves silvery, alternate, ca. 3cm long, capitula solitary, large
Size15-45cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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