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Gnaphalium  limicola Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gnaphalium  limicola Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-Natal
rocky slopes
Altitude2400-2700m
Description stems grey tomentose, densely leafy, leaves 5-15mm, spathulate, silvery grey tomentose, capitula 4mm in small clusters, conspicuously pedunculate
Size5-12cm
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
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