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Helichrysum  krookii Moeser  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  krookii Moeser  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-Natal
grassland
Altitude1600-2800m
Description leaves in basal rosette, 10cm long, glandular-hirsute, abruptly tapered to amplexicaule, petiolate base, inflorescence dense, 2-7cm wide
Size30-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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
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