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Helichrysum  albobrunneum S.Moore  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  albobrunneum S.Moore  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsHelichrysum setigerum Bolus
 Helichrysum setigerum var. minor Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
grassland and rocks
Altitude1700-3355m
Description leaves in rosettes, 3-8cm, densely grey-white lanate, lanceolate, capitula broadly campanulate, solitary, terminal, involucral bracts shiny white, with dark apex
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyPooley E.: Mountain flowers
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