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Helichrysum  sessilioides Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Helichrysum  sessilioides Hilliard  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsHelichrysum aretioides Thell.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-Natal
rocks
Altitude2000-3200m
Description leaves 4-15mm, acute, densely imbricate, adaxially green, thinly, silvery pilose, abaxially white tomentose, capitula sessile, solitary, 2-3cm across, phyllaries patent, white
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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